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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.

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 […]

Prayer Calendar: Neighbour-Nudging Prayer

It was neither an innocent nor a sincere question, but self-serving, self-justifying. Jesus had answered his first question, which sought the path to eternal life, with “Love God and your neighbour.” Then the law expert blurted out this second question, “Who is my neighbour?” Not a bad question, really. Jesus responds in Luke 10 by […]

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 […]

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The Pulse: Outside of my Communicator Speciality

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The Pulse is starting a new writing exercise: we’re getting our EFCC Catalysts to offer your perspective and maybe even advice from within their area of experience. Brad serves as the EFCC’s Communications Catalyst. Clearly, it was time. When our 3 year old son started to exhibit signs of frustration in his inability to get […]

Pulse Podcast 007: An Update from Asia

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In this episode, we chat with Mel, the EFCCM’s Asia Area Director. I think we’ve laughed at least once every episode, but this one may have made us laugh the hardest. To subscribe to Mel’s newsletter, or connect with missionaries, get in touch with him directly: melvinsayer@yahoo.com

Pulse Podcast 006: An Update from Europe

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In this episode of the Pulse, we get a chance to talk to Daryl Porter, the EFCCM’s Europe Area Director. He shares some of the highlights and his perspectives of what’s happening in Europe, and some of the things to look forward to. If you would like to sign up for Daryl’s e-mail list, e-mail him […]