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The Pulse is the magazine of the EFCC. Here, we share views from a variety of leaders and individuals throughout the EFCC with unique, valuable perspectives and stories.

Prayer Calendar: Prayer Habits

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Habits seldom receive good press. In fact, in today’s culture of suspicion, to speak favorably of them might be labeled fake news. To develop and sustain habits of any kind are viewed by some as burdensome, confining and boring. Many want lives that are spontaneous, unplanned, busy and full, lived in short bursts rather than […]

The Pulse: Flipping it on its Head

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Express. Announce. Share. Tell. Speak. Explain. Expound. Do these sound like synonyms for communicate to you? When we talk about someone being a good communicator (or a bad communicator, for that matter), it seems like these are usually the things we’re referring to. But what if this is not primarily how we’re supposed to evaluate, or […]

Prayer Calendar: Strengthening Prayer

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“Strengthening prayer” is not about making your prayers stronger but becoming stronger through prayer. First, though, allow me to challenge you to do something you might not have done for a long time, memorize some scripture. Try it with these verses, Psalm 84: 5-7: “Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are […]

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Pulse Podcast 011: World of Hope 2017-2018

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Christmas decorations are sharing shelf space with Halloween candy — it must be time to launch another World of Hope! The video below is an invitation and description of what World of Hope is, and what we hope it will accomplish for the EFCCM and its projects. We also offer a shorter preview version that […]

The Pulse: The Necessary Ingredient

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Much has been written and said about leading people. But there is one common thread — one consistent and non-negotiable element. Trust. For Christians, this takes on a new dimension — the way we trust people is intertwined with the way we trust God. In his book The Fifth Discipline, Peter Senge noted that: To […]

The Pulse: The Language of Insiders

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It’s natural for insider language to develop around, well, pretty much anything. My cousin has diabetes. He has since he was a child. He hasn’t let it hold him back. He’s been a world-class athlete, he’s building a tribe of healthy, active people also living with the disease. And he’s doing some things that are […]