Category: Connection

The Road to Recovery

The Long Road from Ministry Injury to Recovery How God uses others to lead us to spiritual healing (from the EFCA blog) As I left the church building, I was physically, emotionally and spiritually exhausted. I resigned my position as senior pastor and didn’t… Continue Reading “The Road to Recovery”

Counseling Cohort

Four EFCA Pastors in central Florida have been meeting via zoom for several months, guided by a counselor with The Rest Initiative. Check out this 3 minute testimonial and consider contacting your District leadership to set up a similar cohort in your area!

Help Promote the Network

We hope you enjoyed the virtual Theology Conference in February and continue to find refreshment in the Psalms! If you missed it, links to two inspiring sessions and all the rest are here.  Several dozen EFCA leaders joined the zoom for our annual Network business meeting. You can look over the highlights or watch the whole… Continue Reading “Help Promote the Network”

2021 Annual Meeting

The Network Board provided an overview of our vision to connect EFCA leaders for the sake of character, clarity and commitment to our shared mission. Each of the eight board members shared what relationships in our movement have meant to us, then we opened… Continue Reading “2021 Annual Meeting”

Gospel Reset

From EFCA Pastor Brandon Levering (Cedar Rapids, IA); click here for the original post – Gospel Reset: A 3 day media fast and Bible Study It’s been a hard week for many of us since the storming of the Capitol last week. And that’s… Continue Reading “Gospel Reset”

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”

A Subtle Radical Shift: Home Group

Several years ago, our Life Group/Bible Study group happened upon a helpful and heartening new way to do “Bible Study.” We are not sure how it developed but we have all benefitted greatly from this new way of meeting. We meet once a week… Continue Reading “A Subtle Radical Shift: Home Group”

Feed the Sheep that Come

By Pastor Kelly Larson (Bishop Creek Community Church, CA) Serving a church in a geographically remote small town presents no small amount of challenges. Perhaps the most obvious challenge is the simple number of people available for any given church event. When my family… Continue Reading “Feed the Sheep that Come”

Unity in the Essentials

The Evangelical Free Church is known for its commitment to the authority of Scripture and the centrality of the Gospel. The Bible is our foundation and the cross of Jesus Christ is our center. This dual commitment gives us fierce clarity on the essential doctrines… Continue Reading “Unity in the Essentials”

What is the Network?

WE ARE the Network. If you are a leader in the EFCA, then you are a part of our Ministerial Association. We picture our movement as a cross-shaped tree for we are Christ-centered. The leaves represent the diversity and unity of our movement as… Continue Reading “What is the Network?”