Entries by theEFCC

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Prayer Calendar: A Christmas Desire

The word “Christmas” used to make me shudder. Years ago, I worked as a toy department manager. Christmas shoppers were probably the crankiest people I’d ever seen, but I couldn’t blame them. They were often searching for something elusive and had been to 16 stores already. They were tired, frustrated and about to spend far […]

Pulse Podcast 022: Priesthood of All Believers

Welcome to episode 22. We have been talking around these kinds of ideas for a while, the concept of congregationalism, of listening more carefully to each other and outsiders. But in this, we give this concept its biblical name: the Priesthood of All Believers. Here is the preview version: And here is the audio version:

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Prayer Calendar: When the Formula Doesn’t Add Up

We like formulas. They make life understandable. “A + B + C = D” helps simplify our world. It is orderly and predictable. It is sad however, when we turn prayer into a formulaic exercise. We all do it from time to time, often with good intentions. We have a problem (A) and we add […]

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Pulse Podcast 021: Priesthood of all Believers

We’ve often heard, and often said the term “priesthood of all believers,” but have we stopped to contemplate what it means? What kind of an audit could we give ourselves for this? And how well would we do on it? Join us as we give some fresh thought to this subject for the EFCC family. […]

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The Pulse: Reaching Beyond our Borders

As a young college student, with a heart to share the Gospel and make a difference in the world, I believed I was “called” to serve the Lord as a missionary. For me, that meant leaving the country and culture I was used to, learning a different language, and going to some unreached corner of […]