Category: History

5 Ways Through Covid-19

As we walk our churches through this unprecedented pandemic, there are five key lessons God is teaching us. Darin Anderson’s presentation is an excellent theological and biblical overview! This would be an excellent resource for adults or students! The link below has another video…

Crisis as Opportunity

History proves that crises provide opportunities for Christians to demonstrate what makes our worldview different. This article from the Gospel Coalition provides a helpful summary of ways the early church stepped up in the plagues of the third and fourth centuries that wiped out whole villages….

A Very Broad Mantle

By Kelly Larson (Bishop Creek Community Church, CA) It was nearly a decade ago that my mentor Wally Norling and his wife Betty came to Bishop to be part of my installation at Bishop Creek Community Church, so I was very happy to be at…

We are now The Network!

Many thanks to the MA members who came to the presentation and business meeting last night. It was encouraging to sense the unity and excitement in the room as we remembered our history (check out the new 4 minute video!), focused on our values and…

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…