December 20, 2018

When I was in school I always got nervous thinking about final exams, especially if they were cumulative. The best thing to do is study a little every day; don't cram for it at the last minute. One day we will stand before God and the entirety of our life will be exami...

December 18, 2018

I’m sure some will find my words to be too direct or harsh but I assure that’s not my intent.  Others may say I’m being legalistic or condemning, but at the risk of these misrepresentations I want to share truth with you that you probably won’t hear from many who are c...

December 4, 2018

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to serve alongside a team from Emmanuel in El Salvador. I had seldom flown before, much less out of the country into an entirely different culture. It was truly a spectacular experience of which I fully intend to repeat as E...

November 8, 2018

Checkout this marvelous statement from the great Princeton Theologian Charles Hodge in The Way of Life.

We cannot make progress in holiness unless we devote much time to the reading, hearing, meditating upon the Word of God, which is the truth whereby we are sanctified....

November 1, 2018

In September, I had the opportunity to go to a conference in Nashville, TN. Sing! is presented annually by Keith and Kristyn Getty for pastors and worship leaders, and thankfully this year I was able to attend.  This year's focus was on the Psalms.

Honestly, I cannot re...

October 29, 2018

Fall is upon us.  And, as the leaves transform into gold, and the breeze cools, the change of season sends my thoughts strolling through warm summer memories like fallen leaves. The beauty of golden-orange fire-clad trees is viewing the fall, the change; the fun of the...

September 18, 2018

Reading the Scripture with your senses is a great way to meditate on God’s Word. If you’re short on time or feeling bored with your devotions, transport yourself into the world of the Word and experience firsthand what you’re reading. What you sense there will lodge in...

September 16, 2018

Today's guest blog writer is EBC member (and church Ministry Administrator) Krista Thornton.

There are many types of relationships we have over the course of our life. Within the church, a very important relationship we have is with other churches. At EBC, there are s...

September 14, 2018

Last Sunday I spoke on how we should celebrate 68 years as a church. We should remember the Lord, return to him, and rejoice in his redeeming glory. Here are a couple of thoughts that came out of my time of meditation on the first two points.
 

  1. When we forget God, w...

August 16, 2018

Pastor, sometimes your people want to help you preach, but they don’t know how. They feel like their only job is to sit in the pew and listen. Certainly, listening to the sermon is very important, but if you let them know how they can help you preach, they will respond...

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