EMIC Blog

Mind Your Tongue

Many of us remember hearing that very phrase as we were growing up. It was spoken whenever we said something out of line to our parents, such as talking back, arguing, mumbling under our breath—or the ultimate infraction—swearing! I was 10 years old when I first experienced the detrimental effects of not minding my tongue…. Read more »

The Generous Life

I am so thankful for all the Lord is doing in our lives! His favor and compassion is overwhelming. He watches over us like a good shepherd watches over his sheep. Realize today that you are filled with His goodness, protected by His blood and overcoming in His victory. First John 5:4 tells us that… Read more »

Next Level Love

Dear Friend, Have you ever considered it possible for an entire church to grow in love? It can—and it actually happened to the New Testament church at Thessalonica. The Apostle Paul deeply appreciated this body of believers. In 1 Thessalonians 1:2-3 (New International Version-84), he said, “We always thank God for all of you, mentioning… Read more »

2012–A Year Full of Surprises & Suddenlies

With every passing day, I am amazed and grateful for the goodness of God in our lives. I receive many wonderful reports that our congregation is being blessed beyond measure—from financial miracles, to physical healings, to family restorations. We are seeing the windows of heaven opened above us and THE BLESSING pouring out! The Lord… Read more »

Lead the Way!

The Lord spoke through Brother Copeland, saying that this year would be “a time of great wealth for you, a time of great opportunities. Continue to stay in My rest. Heaven’s release is continuing to increase. It is building up—enjoy it. It is working.” Receive the riches of God’s great storehouse. Look for divine surprises… Read more »

What About 2012?

Let’s begin with a New Year’s Prayer. Heavenly Father, we come before You with a deep reverence as we commit this new year to honor You. We will do everything this year for Your glory. We determine to be led by the Holy Spirit in every decision we make. We consecrate ourselves to Your perfect will. We… Read more »

The Manifold Grace of God

Welcome to 2013—the year of GREAT GRACE! What an awesome year this is going to be! Pastor Terri and I believe with you that every day will be overflowing with God’s supreme goodness, grace and victory. Second Corinthians 2:14 (The Message) declares, “…In Christ, God leads us from place to place in one perpetual victory parade.”… Read more »

The Goodness of God

Merry Christmas to you and your family! Terri and I pray for you all the time and believe with you for God’s best as we finish 2011 and begin a new year. The goodness of God has overwhelmed my life. I am like David when he said, “How great is your goodness, which you have… Read more »

Hearts Wide Open

People are the very heartbeat of God. They are His first priority. It’s easy to open your heart to others when you realize just how precious and valuable they are to God. We can get a sense of God’s heart toward us through the different roles we fulfill in our own lives. In my life,… Read more »

Become Kingdom-Inside-Minded

“And when he [Jesus] was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation: Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you” (Luke 17:20-21). According to Colossians 1:13, you and… Read more »