Posts Categorized: Groups & eMembers

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 »

Saul – The First King

Saul was anointed by God as the first King of Israel. He was a big man, handsome, and had all the physical characteristics humans would want from a leader. At the beginning of his reign, Saul was humble and dependent upon God for his leadership. As a result, God used him to defeat Israel’s enemies… Read more »

Habits of a Healthy Person

As believers, we want to fix things. Sometimes when we can’t fix something, we simply apply more pressure and can strip the threads in what we are trying to fix. I recall a time when I was living in Canada where a good friend went to change their flat tire but didn’t realize the tire… Read more »

Paul’s Final Example

The Philippian church was in turmoil, and the answer to the division was humility. In Philippians 2:5, Paul states that our attitude should be the same as the attitude of Christ. Jesus Christ gave up the benefits of deity to humble himself and die on a cross for our salvation. If Christ can humble Himself… Read more »

Soul Purpose – Pt.2

“Meeting God Face To Face” Last week we saw that our Soul Purpose, according to the Bible is TO KNOW GOD INTIMATELY…! For many years the Hebrew people were tied to the hip with God…, but in Exodus 32, Moses, had gone up on Mt. Sinai to receive direction from God, & the people were… Read more »

Soul-Purpose – Pt.1 – June 30

A few years ago, I was invited to go Target Practice Shooting with handguns.  It seemed like a fun thing to do so we headed out to the shooting range & my friend handed me some earmuffs/goggles & then he handed me a 9MM handgun & showed me how it worked. I aimed it at the target… Read more »

The Blind Man

In John 8, Jesus announces that He is the light of the world and the answer to spiritual darkness. His declaration sparks a confrontation with the religious leaders that ends with Jesus calling the Pharisees children of Satan. John 9 is a physical encounter that illustrates the spiritual principles from John 8.       … Read more »