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Archive for February, 2018

Choosing Songs for Sunday

So, what songs would you like to sing at church this weekend? This is my week to lead worship and I have not quite finished planning the service. I figure if I solicit song suggestions I should be able to get enough to last us till Jesus comes. Or at least till summer. Actually, cancel that song […]

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3 Local Outreaches EBC Participates In

I woke up yesterday morning (and apparently so did you) to find a winter wonderland waiting outside for me. I put on an extra layer of clothing and safely navigated to the Teach One to Lead One Leadership Breakfast. I enjoyed and appreciated many things about it. There were many stories shared that make it obvious that […]

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February 15, 2018

Last night we continued to look at the book of Ephesians, this time focusing in on Chapter 1, verses 15-23. The main thrust of this passage of scripture is Paul praying for the Ephesian believers, specifically that they would continue to grow in their knowledge of God by the working of his power. Paul starts […]

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Don’t Roll Your Eyes. Love!

The deluge of all things Valentine’s related could easily push you toward cynicism, especially if your relationship life is significantly less than pleasant at the moment.  However, may I offer a gentle encouragement (or a kick in the seat if that’s what you need) to quit stewing over what a crock Valentine’s Day has become, […]

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February 8, 2018

In recap of what we talked about at youth group last night, we started our venture through the book of Ephesians by talking a bit about it’s background, authorship, and purpose, as well as jumping into Ephesians 1:1-14. We focused our attention specifically on verse 4-5 in which Paul says “In love, [God] predestined us for […]

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When Your Body Hurts

Jay Pack and I have begun calling ourselves the Bad Knees Brothers.  We’ve both been nursing torn menisci, although I’m a relative newcomer to the club and Jay is the seasoned vet.  His tile setting work is hard on knees and he has spent several years doing special exercises to compensate for his torn meniscus.  […]

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February 1, 2018

Last night was our review and game night at youth group. Once every four weeks, we stop our study to regroup, review what we’ve been talking about in the Bible, and connect with one another through games and fellowship. Last night, we played a fun review game in which teams competed to earn points, and […]

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