Insist on These Things - Carrying on Faithful Gospel Ministry Life at ECC

Insist on These Things: Carrying on Faithful Gospel Ministry

Reflections on Dave Leandre’s time as lead pastor, his last sermon, and the pastor’s charge to preach the word and insist on the gospel.

Posted on July 16, 2018
Idolatry and Worship: Form Matters (part 2) Christian Living

Idolatry and Worship: Form Matters (part 2)

When our worship is not shaped by God’s Word we can easily fall into idolatry, worshiping the right God the wrong way, regardless of our intentions.

Posted on July 10, 2018
Idolatry and Worship: Form Matters Bible Study, Christian Living

Idolatry and Worship: Form Matters (part 1)

When our worship is not shaped by God’s Word we can easily fall into idolatry, worshiping the right God the wrong way, regardless of our intentions.

Posted on July 3, 2018
Who is the Savior? Bible Study, Theology

Who Is the Savior?

In Paul’s letter to Titus, we discover that the One who has given Himself for us to redeem us is none other than “our great God and Savior Jesus Christ.”

Posted on June 26, 2018
The Importance of Memorizing Scripture | Elmira Christian Center Bible Study, Christian Living

The Importance of Memorizing Scripture

Memorizing Scripture helps us truly grasp, meditate on, and live in light of God’s character, his promises, and his commands.

Posted on June 22, 2018
Echoes of Scripture in Luke: Jesus as Lord and God of Israel Bible Study

Echoes of Scripture in Luke: Jesus as Lord and God

The echoes of Scripture that Luke weaves into his Gospel are intended to reveal that Jesus truly is Israel’s Lord and God who comes to redeem his people

Posted on June 19, 2018
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