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The Clemson Bandwagon

Posted by Buster Brown on

A bandwagon is “a particular activity or cause that has suddenly become fashionable or popular”.In sports, the term “bandwagoner” is used derisively of an individual who suddenly becomes a devotee of an up and coming and winning program. I have been accused of...

Remember Those Who are Persecuted

Posted by Buster Brown on

One way we resist the devil and his overtures is to understand that we are part of a universal church of brothers and sisters who profess faith in the strong reality of the crucified, resurrected, and ascended Christ. Part of my resistance to the devil’s schemes is to know that I have...

Love On Charleston

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Charleston and the surrounding areas have been hit with an historic flood and many of you are looking for ways to serve and bless your neighbors. Join us at ECBC as we become the hands and feet of Jesus to our community. Here are a few ways you can help fulfill the Great Commission in this...

REST (In the Lord)

Posted by Van Barnhill on

I am a self-reliant person. Very task-oriented. Checking items off of a list gives me an immense amount of satisfaction and fulfillment. I like being able to tell myself phrases like “I can do this” or “I got this” (read: I do not need any help whatsoever). In school...

God Wants You to Tip Him Real Good

Posted by Craig Harris on

Now that I have your attention, let me say that there is not a more insidious heresy to propagate. Imagine that we would relegate the Eternal, Triune, Creator God, who has made us and redeemed us to the role of a celestial bell hop, busboy or waiter.  Yet this is how we have practically...

Learning from Someone Who Walked the Royal Road

Posted by Leland Brown on

After Buster’s encouragement this Sunday to walk the “royal road” of faith and prayer I wanted to share a few lessons I have learned through studying the faith-filled and praying life of George Mueller. Mueller lived in Bristol, England, for most of the nineteenth century...

He and She or Ze, Zir, Xe, Xem and Xyr?

Posted by Andy Boyer on

On September 9th, 2015 USA Today ran a story with the following headline, University of Tennessee president: Gender-neutral pronoun controversy 'like nothing I've seen’  Joe DiPietro said the controversy over a since withdrawn web post from the University’s Office of...

Three Misconceptions of Identity

Posted by Van Barnhill on

On August 7th-9th our High School Ministry hosted the annual “Operation Freshman” weekend retreat. The retreat is rare because it is attended only by rising 9th and 12th graders and is meant to be an opportunity for the seniors to welcome, think for, and serve the upcoming freshmen...

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