Category: Commitment

Network Podcast is Online

Network Board members share some of our favorite EFCA programs and ministries that we plan to highlight in our new Podcast this fall. Check it out here: https://efcanetwork.podbean.com/ Simply download the Podbean app and look up The EFCA Network. We just posted the 15… Continue Reading “Network Podcast is Online”

The New Guy

by Kerry Doyal, District Superintendent Allegheny District Thank God for the Last Guy Great Guy Gifted Guy Godly Guy I ain’t the Last Guy That is hard for many  –  disappointing, discouraging, disorienting   –  I don’t. I can’t. I haven’t. I won’t.  God bless… Continue Reading “The New Guy”

2020 Heroes

This is a list of credentialed EFCA leaders who have 1) gone home to the Lord, 2) reached lifetime status (age 65), or 3) been granted a new credential. Congratulations to all! Those who Graduated to Glory Pak Fai Chan Laguna Woods, CA Eldon… Continue Reading “2020 Heroes”

Global Fingerprints

Did you know the EFCA has a child sponsorship program? Did you know that right now 870 children are waiting for a $35/month sponsor? Did you know that Global Fingerprints integrates into the EFCA mission to glorify God by multiplying transformational churches among all… Continue Reading “Global Fingerprints”

Annual Report and Meeting

The repurposed Ministerial Association was relaunched as the EFCA Network two years ago, shifting from a membership based group for pastors to a relational network uniting all leaders in our one EFCA. We no longer ask for annual dues, but gladly accept donations. You are a… Continue Reading “Annual Report and Meeting”

Invest in Trinity

As EFCA leaders, many of us were shaped by an education at TEDS. The COVID crisis has been a devastating challenge for all universities this year, and Trinity is no exception. As in the past, it is time for the churches and other EFCA… Continue Reading “Invest in Trinity”

Marriage is a piece of cake

“Getting a girl to like you is easy! Just find out what she likes and do a lot of it.” That’s what my Super Teen counselor, Karl Jackson, taught me as a sophomore in high school. The principle of a happy marriage is easy. It’s the discipline of “doing a… Continue Reading “Marriage is a piece of cake”

Our idolatrous substitutes for the Local Church

Admittedly, a tough title; and this review may not lead you to buy the book, but it should give you pause as you contemplate the community of the local church. Warning: it is a little difficult to digest but well worth it. http://gospelcoalition.org/reviews/strange-rites/

Self and Staff Management

keys for intentional living and staff supervision

Credentialing: the foundation for ministry’s marathon

Credentialing is the starting point of the ministry marathon. Your Bible training, whether it’s seminary or Gateway Theological Institute or another has equipped you well. The hours of lectures, shelves of books and numerous papers have prepared you for a life of vocational ministry.… Continue Reading “Credentialing: the foundation for ministry’s marathon”