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Author Archive: Evergreen Bible Church

Taking Up the Cause of the Fatherless

Earlier today I was daydreaming about tonight. I was looking ahead to this evening when Vienna (our oldest child) and Lincoln (our 2nd oldest) will play for Columbia Little League as All-Stars. Lincoln had his first game on Saturday while Vienna had hers yesterday. Not only did they make the all-star team, but they both started […]

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Passing Your Finals

People of the book know the verse by heart: “Count it all joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance.” (James 1:5) Life is like school with no summer vacation – a constant string of tests. Oh, there are breaks, of course; […]

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Bigger Than Expected

It’s not often that people walk into our sanctuary and say, “Wow, what’s going on in here!?” But last weekend, that was the common reaction. The front of the auditorium was an unmistakable construction zone, complete with scaffolding, new framing and a couple kinds of insulation on many of the walls. A number of people […]

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An Opportunity to Help Our Missionaries the Philippes

Johny and Rosadite our some of our national missionaries who we support in Haiti. They work in several ministries of Vision d’Antioche, a Haitian mission organization which supports the mission of evangelical Haitian churches. We don’t get to hear from them as often as some of our other missionaries, so we were excited when Johny recently […]

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Beautiful Things

God is still making beautiful things. Recently I was invited to attend a baptism at Open House Ministries in downtown Vancouver. I very much enjoy baptisms so I happily agreed to go. I wasn’t prepared though for what I would witness that day two weeks ago. What I saw was beautiful. I saw beautiful things. […]

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A Service of Grief

Immediately below this post you will find a list of prayer items from our church body and missionaries. As always, the goal is for our church family to labor together in prayer for one another. But sending this list is the easy part. Laboring well in prayer is anything but. One important field of prayer […]

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Options 360 Pregnancy Clinic

Today we want to share a video testimony with you of a young couple who visited Options 360. Options 360 provides ultrasounds, and when this couple saw the pictures and held the picture of their baby in their hands, for the first time they realized he was an actual baby and that their decision had gotten a […]

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Two Seconds That Will Change Your Mind

I know there is no lack of insightful things to read, but a few weeks ago, a brother shared a post I felt was particularly edifying. Since today I lack the time to write something myself, I am glad to share this help with you. Pastor Toby The moment you’re conscious of an unwanted thought […]

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