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Author Archive: Evergreen Bible Church

October 21, 2021

Good afternoon, friends! Last night at youth group we spent the evening finishing up the 1st chapter of Jonah. We compared and contrasted the life of Jonah with the life of Jesus. The contrasting event that was discovered consisted of Jonah having an “Eeyore” response to the sailors when asked who he was, whereas Jesus […]

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October 20, 2021

Hey friends, this is Matt Arnett. One thing I will be doing is sending out the previews and recaps in my new role! A little preview for tomorrow night – we will be finishing up Jonah chapter 1. We will be in verses 7-17. It is fascinating to see the difference between Jonah and Jesus. […]

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Cozy Quarters

It’s 2:57pm and I am only now starting this update. Normally I try to finish it by noon. Mercy, how time does fly, especially Tuesdays. One of the items that needed extra attention today was making office space arrangements for our newest staff member, Matt Arnett.  If you haven’t heard, Sunday night the congregation approved […]

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Pastoral Storm Warning

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.” (Hebrews 12:1) Last night I was watching Monday night football when suddenly the game disappeared and in […]

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Security Shepherds Wanted

The brokenness in our community is growing worse all the time and it is increasingly impacting our ministry here at the Evergreen facility. Virtually every week we respond to people in the parking lot living in their cars, or people sleeping somewhere on the grounds, or people asking for money for bus fare, or finding […]

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EBC Pastoral Staffing Search Update

Last weekend in the worship services, an important update was given regarding Evergreen’s search for additional pastoral staff. Since Pastor Matt Daniells left in May to serve as the Senior Pastor of Keyport Bible Church, the Leadership Team has been working on plans for addressing the resultant need. Ryan Donavan, the team chairman, explained that the […]

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A Lesson From the Front Yard

When Emily and I moved into our house in the Winter of 2017, we were pleasantly surprised in the Spring when the yard started to come to life. The owner before us had sought to create an English Garden, which meant that the yard was teeming with shrubs, flowers, and trees. Amidst the foliage, we […]

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