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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: Deep Prayer

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Dave is the EFCC’s Prayer and Spiritual Life Catalyst. His regular contributions are excerpted in the monthly Prayer Calendar. ———————— Have you ever tried to explain something when you knew you didn’t know how to do it? Well, here goes! Prayer comes in all sizes and shapes. One isn’t better than the other. They all […]

The Pulse: A Resolution You Can Keep

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Dwight is our Stewardship Catalyst. He connects with donors directly to help raise money the EFCC needs to fund its operations, and he helps people develop awareness of, and skills in, financial stewardship. ———————— Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Do you keep them? I remember reading that over 90% of people who make a […]

Pulse Podcast 013: Incarnation

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Viewer warning: There are some bad attempts at word play in this. Sigh. We can’t control each other. Or ourselves, apparently. We want our podcasts to be generally applicable whenever they’re watched, or listened to, so while this is inspired by the Christmas season, it isn’t totally Christmas-themed; Incarnation is relevant all through the year, […]

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Pulse Podcast 012: Identity

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As I’m sure you can guess, in our under-20-minute format, we barely scratched the surface of this episode’s topic: Identity. We just feel that it’s such an important issue to consider, we had to address it, even in this kind of incomplete way. Hopefully, this can spark meaningful discussion in your circles of influence. If […]

The Pulse: Flipping it on its Head

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Brad is the EFCC’s Communications Catalyst. In this role, he prompts awareness and promotes participation in the issues, ideals and ministries which matter to the EFCC family. ———————— 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 […]

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 […]