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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.

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 […]

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 […]

The Pulse: Digging Out Our Ears

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A few years ago, my wife suggested I get my hearing tested. I suspect she thought I had attended too many rock concerts in years gone by. She might be right. My hearing test demonstrated that I am “unbalanced”. For those of you who know me fairly well, you are probably thinking, “we knew that […]

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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 […]

Pulse Podcast 010: Delegating Authority

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You probably don’t know this, but Dan, our Leadership Catalyst, was the primary encourager behind the launch of the Pulse podcast. Without his energy and eagerness, we may not have had the momentum to turn the dream into a plan, or turn the plan into reality. And now, here we are: Episode 10! And we’re […]