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Archive for March, 2016

God’s Post-Easter Promise

The days of Passion Week are so significant many of them have been given special names: Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.  I am inclined to think the day after Easter should be designated Meditation Monday.  After this enormous collective outpouring of time and energy it seems we ought to pause and consider what […]

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Make Disciples

“Where are you Jesus? I feel so distant from you!” Have you ever said words similar to these? I know I have. As I prepared for this past week’s Sunday morning marriage class, I was startled with a truth pointed out in Francis and Lisa Chan’s book, “You and Me Forever: Marriage in Light of […]

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McMartin’s Latest Blog

It’s a quiet day today in the office of EBC, with Pastor Toby out of the office at the IFCA conference this week in Stevenson, and Pastor Matt out of the office after having added their new baby boy Ezekiel to their family last Friday. Today, please take time to catch up on the latest blog […]

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Planting Seeds

As Christian parents of two young girls, one of the greatest hopes Leanne and I have is that our girls, Mabel (3) and Estelle (1), will embrace Jesus at an early age, and will choose to follow Him all the days of their lives. And so we try our very best to both model Jesus […]

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“I’m (not) Moving to Canada!”

Tis the season for that favorite refrain.  “If so and so becomes President, I’m moving to Canada!”  Every four years we hear that threat from some well-known personality and this year is no exception.  In fact, the front-runners in our current presidential race may well yield a bumper crop of such statements. Declarations like this […]

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