The Image of God and the World (6 Nov 2022)
This Sunday, we welcomed one of our missionaries as part of our Missions Focus Month. Reading: Genesis 1:26-31. Download audio Stream audio Subscribe to podcast Watch video
Praise Be to the Lord — Dr. David Mensah (28 Apr 2019)
This morning we heard from David Mensah, who directs the ministry of GRID-NEA in northern Ghana. The Israelites gathered around Ezra as the Law was read and worshiped the Lord for his goodness. God has given us who gather today in his Name much reason to follow their example. Follow along with a transcription of […]
Sent into the World — Bob Whitaker
Early in the Book of Acts the mission of the church became evident to all the apostles. It was a simple and profound mission. The church was and still is sent into the whole world. Let’s think about how we at ECC embrace this sending mission. Reading: Acts 13:1-5
The Importance of the Great Commission — Brandon York (27 May 2018)
Brandon York and a couple of Cru students share how the words of Jesus in Matthew 28:16-20 are motivating the work of God through campus ministry at IU.
Ministry to the Imprisoned — Chuck Broughton (22 Oct 2017)
ECC-sponsored missionary Chuck Broughton with The Navigators speaks to us about reaching those in prison by training them as Bible storytellers.
Ministry to the Poor — John Mangrum (15 Oct 2017)
From Deuteronomy 24:17-22. Deuteronomy lays out some safeguards that were meant to protect the economically vulnerable from exploitation. How might these still apply today?
Ministry to the Stranger — Bob Whitaker (8 Oct 2017)
This week we begin a three-part series on missions, which will conclude with our “Missions Weekend Emphasis” on October 22nd. Listen with us as we consider the themes of “Ministry to the Stranger” (10-8), “Ministry to the Poor” (10-15), and “Ministry to the Imprisoned” (10-22).
God’s Sovereignty and Our Mission — Bob Whitaker (23 Oct 2016)
From Romans 9:1-24. If God is truly sovereign, then he is completely in control of everything. If God chooses his own course for the future, using his own carefully selected people, then how do we fit into the picture? Is choice on our part even possible? Are the sovereignty of God and human free will […]
The Mission of God’s People — Bob Whitaker (9 Oct 2016)
The mission of God in this world is inseparably linked with the mission of God’s people. When God blessed Abraham, the purpose of that individual blessing was instrumental – the world would be blessed through Abraham. In the same way the mission of God in our world flows through individuals–in this case, the church.
Glory Revealed — Bob Whitaker (2 Oct 2016)
This Sunday kicks off our month-long focus on missions! We heard from both Pastor Bob, who spoke on Romans 8:18-27, and from Dr. Jennifer Wilson, the spearhead of the hospital project being planned to serve impoverished communities in northern Ghana as part of the ministry of GRID-NEA and David and Brenda Mensah.