Picking a Fight with the World Christian Living

Picking a Fight with the World

Inherent in the gospel is the condemnation of this world, and when we preach such a gospel, we cannot help but start a fight

Posted on June 12, 2018
why we sings the songs we sing Life at ECC, Songs

Why We Sing the Songs We Sing

As one of the leaders responsible for planning our worship services, I often get asked why we sing what we do. Here are eight criteria that help us determine which songs we sing on the Lord’s Day at ECC.

Posted on June 8, 2018
reflections on Midwestern Seminary Life at ECC, Stories

Reflections on My Seminary Experience

Not only have I earned my MDiv and been equipped for the ministry during my time at seminary, but I have also developed a new love and concern for the flock of God here at Elmira Christian Center.

Posted on June 1, 2018
pastor-as-shepherd-gods-flock Bible Study, Life at ECC

The Pastor as Shepherd of God’s Flock

God’s plan for leadership in the church is shepherds caring for His flock. The pastor as shepherd is someone committed to knowing you, feeding you, leading you, and protecting you.

Posted on May 30, 2018
Discipleship in the Local Church Christian Living

Discipleship in the Local Church

Inter-generational discipleship is how we grow in godliness and adorn the gospel for the onlookers of the world. Here are three simple reminders why we need to be passionate for discipleship in the local church

Posted on May 25, 2018
Titus: Doctrine and Devotion Bible Study, Life at ECC

Doctrine and Devotion: Titus Sermon Series Overview

Starting on May 27th we will be taking a short break from the Gospel of Luke to begin an 8 week sermon series through Paul’s letter to Titus.

Posted on May 18, 2018
Riches found in union with christ Theology

The Unsearchable Riches of Union with Christ

As we look at what our union with Christ entails, we quickly discover there are many helpful terms and images used in Scripture describe this incredible, unsearchable reality.

Posted on May 16, 2018
The Spiritually Blind Disciples Bible Study

The Spiritually Blind Disciples

The gradual nature of the healing in Mark 8:22-26 wasn’t due to a lack of power in Jesus or faith in the blind man. Rather, it serves as a living parable for the disciples of their spiritual sight.

Posted on May 9, 2018