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Evergreen Connection

The Value of the Leadership Retreat

This last weekend, the whole Leadership Team of EBC, along with each of our wives, had the chance to spend the weekend together on a retreat. It would be a fair question to wonder what happens on a Leadership Team Retreat. The short answer is: Lots. But I want to give you a glimpse into […]

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Praying For Your Picture

Of all the helpful uses for our picture directory I am certain the most valuable is facilitating prayer.  The Leadership Team will soon be spending an extended period of time praying for the members of our church family and we will be using the directory as our guide.  Having an updated picture from each of […]

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CASH (almost) If You’ll Read This!

“Many people wish the abortion debate would just go away. They’re tired of the controversy and name-calling played out almost daily on social media. They’re turned-off by harsh rhetoric and careless labels, not to mention constant political bickering. Perhaps you feel this way. You have a heart for the unborn, but have yet to act […]

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The Easiest of the Hard is Still Hard

In the midst of a worship service, with the power of God’s Word upon us and our voices united in worship, I often get a fervent resolve to walk steadfastly with Jesus.  But I marvel at how little it takes to trip me up and leave me scrambling to stay on my feet.  Mere minutes […]

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My Prayer for EBC in 2016

As I sat in the second service on Sunday, I was struck by the fact that Jesus has told us to drink His blood and eat His body (Luke 22:19-20). At first hearing, this sounds less like a call to life and more like the beginnings of a horror movie. In John chapter 4, we […]

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Promises of God

A week and a half ago, I had the privilege of preaching on having “Faith Amidst Confusion”. God’s Word challenges us to trust God and believe his promises, even when, and especially when, life’s circumstances are difficult. So what exactly are the promises that God makes to us? I was asked to compile a list […]

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EBC’s Website: The Unfortunate Opportunity

Exactly three weeks ago the staff arrived at the church office and realized our website was not working.  Initial concern became alarm as we eventually discovered that our site had been sabotaged by hackers.  There is no personal information or financials available on our site so the motive is apparently the simple joy of vandalism.  […]

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