Posts Categorized: Groups & eMembers

The Crucifixion 

Pastor George has taken the past three weeks and taught us God’s Word in the area of families, abortion, and children.   Making godly decisions in the face of political choice.  Today, I want to take a few minutes and look at what John records about the crucifixion of Jesus. John’s perspective varies significantly from… Read more »

Submission to Authority 

Introduction- The Cultural Context for Authority and Submission. Nero was the Roman Emperor from AD 54-68. Nero came into power when his mom murdered his adopted dad Claudius. Five years into his reign, Nero murdered his mother for having too much say in his affairs as Emperor. Nero’s reign was known for tyranny and excess…. Read more »

Strategy for Overcoming Satan’s Attacks  

“Little children (believers, dear ones), you are of God and you belong to Him and have [already] overcome them [the agents of the antichrist]; because He who is in you is greater than he (Satan) who is in the world [of sinful mankind].” 1 John 4:4 (AMP) states that we can overcome temptation because “the one who… Read more »

Speak Truth  

Daniel Webster said, “There is nothing as powerful as truth and often nothing as strange.” Truth telling is one of the marks of a follower of Jesus. Jesus is truth; Satan is a liar. Lying most represents the essence of sin and Satan, and truth most represents the character of God. Lying is a core… Read more »

Solomon – Ultimately a Wise Fool  

There has never been a King better set up for success than Solomon. David left Solomon with the nation at peace in the world, one of the most powerful nations in the world, great wealth, all the building supplies and money to build the temple, and an incredible reputation among world leaders. All Solomon had… Read more »

Sexual Ethics- Part 2 of 2  

We live in a culture that for many, denies absolute standards and promotes selfish fulfillment at the expense of relational integrity and internal peace. As believers, we must navigate purity in a world that no longer values sexual integrity. Last week we briefly looked at God’s definition of marriage, sexual ethics within marriage, and sexual… Read more »

Sexual Ethics- Part 1 of 2  

We live in a post-Christian culture that denies absolute standards and promotes selfish fulfillment at the expense of relational integrity and internal peace. As believers, we must navigate purity in a world that no longer values sexual integrity.    Cultural Context of the First Century  In the Roman Empire, it was common for a man… Read more »

Preparation for Restoration

There may be seasons in your life, as a believer where you need spiritual restoration (Revelation 3:15). We need leaders who stand up and lead on behalf of God. I am so thankful for our leadership at EMIC, Pastors Terri and George Pearsons consistently stand firm and lead the congregation into God’s blessings. God has… Read more »

Prayer of Confession

A huge component of prayer is confession of sin and reconciliation with others. When Jesus taught the disciples to pray in Matthew 6:9-13, one of the lines is “forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us.” Jesus makes it clear that confession is God’s tool to keep our spiritual hearts clean…. Read more »

Perspective on Prayer

Zedekiah was the last King of Judah. Jeremiah warned Zedekiah that if Judah did not repent and turn back to God, He would send Nebuchadnezzar, King of Babylon, to take Judah into captivity. Jeremiah’s warning fell on deaf ears. So… as Nebuchadnezzar was surrounding Jerusalem to take her captive, Zedekiah decided it was time to… Read more »