Archive for Pastor’s Blog

Easter Celebrations

Believe it or not, spring is here. April is upon us and that means we are reminded to celebrate the death and resurrection of Christ. Clearly, we need to daily reflect and worship God for what all that he has done for us through Jesus, but Easter allows for a special focus both personally and […]

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Next Steps

At the beginning of February, Derek McCarver stepped away from student ministry at FBCER. We appreciate Derek and his wife Jennifer for the many years of ministry they provided here. We are also glad that they will continue to be part of our body and that Derek will continue to serve our church through worship […]

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White Flags

As you drive up to church this week you will notice hundreds of white flags staked in the ground. Each of these flags represent individual members of our body who have written down what they are surrendering to the Lord. While surrendering our lives is not easy, it is filled with joy and a newfound […]

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Time to Surrender

For over two millennia, the white flag has been a sign of surrender. In times of war it was waved to signify giving up and a refusal to fight. For many, the idea of surrender is a sign of weakness, for the Christian it is where we find our strength. Over and over again the […]

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Foster Care Emphasis

It is no secret that my family and I have been involved in foster care and have a passion to see children cared for in some of the toughest times of their lives. We have been serving in foster care for three years now and just last week took our tenth placement. The heart behind […]

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