Browsed by
Category: deacons

Evident Grace Reverse Advent Effort

Evident Grace Reverse Advent Effort

EG Family and the Surrounding Community, This past Sunday, our deacons announced our December “Reverse Advent” effort. As you will see in the attached image, we are collecting canned and dried goods to replenish the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank. Often, local food banks are drained post-Christmas because of the demand and the decreased giving post-holiday season. We want to help eliminate their upcoming need. Our desire is to bring all the food collected to our December 23rd worship service, place…

Read More Read More

Sunday Recap for 12.02.18 The End of Shame

Sunday Recap for 12.02.18 The End of Shame

Sunday, December 2, 2018, Evident Grace looked at Isaiah 9:1-7: Isaiah 9:1 But there will be no gloom for her who was in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he has made glorious the way of the sea, the land beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations. 2 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in…

Read More Read More

Sunday Recap for 11.25.18 Introduction to the Book of Romans

Sunday Recap for 11.25.18 Introduction to the Book of Romans

Introduction to the Book of Romans James Montgomery Boice: “We cling to man-centered, need-oriented teaching. And our churches show it! They are successful in worldly terms – big buildings, big budgets, big everything – but they suffer a poverty of the soul. All this means, in my judgment at least, that it is time to get back to the basic, life-transforming doctrines of Christianity – which is to say that is time to rediscover Romans.” 10th Pres Massive Church Swiss…

Read More Read More

Evident Grace Fellowship Relaunches Its Men’s Ministry on 07.14.18

Evident Grace Fellowship Relaunches Its Men’s Ministry on 07.14.18

What is missing from most men’s ministries?  To sum it up, I would say “intentionalism”. In literary theory, intentionalism is when you judge a piece of literature by the intent the author had for it.  For example, when reading Shakespeare, you would ask, “What did Shakespeare intend for us to take away from this play?”  The opposite of this approach is functionalism.  Functionalism is when you take away whatever meaning you want from a play.  Both have their place in…

Read More Read More

Sunday Recap for 07.01.18 Big Picture Question: Big Picture Question:  What are the blessings of faithfully kept covenants?

Sunday Recap for 07.01.18 Big Picture Question: Big Picture Question:  What are the blessings of faithfully kept covenants?

Sunday, July 1, 2018, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 20: 1 Samuel 20:1 Then David fled from Naioth in Ramah and came and said before Jonathan, “What have I done? What is my guilt? And what is my sin before your father, that he seeks my life?” 2 And he said to him, “Far from it! You shall not die. Behold, my father does nothing either great or small without disclosing it to me. And why should my…

Read More Read More

Sunday Recap for 6.24.18 Big Idea: Every Knee Shall Bow and Every Tongue Confess that Jesus Christ is Lord

Sunday Recap for 6.24.18 Big Idea: Every Knee Shall Bow and Every Tongue Confess that Jesus Christ is Lord

Sunday, June 24, 2018, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 19: 1 Samuel 19:1 And Saul spoke to Jonathan his son and to all his servants, that they should kill David. But Jonathan, Saul’s son, delighted much in David. 2 And Jonathan told David, “Saul my father seeks to kill you. Therefore be on your guard in the morning. Stay in a secret place and hide yourself. 3 And I will go out and stand beside my father in…

Read More Read More

Evident Grace Sunday Recap from 05.20.18 Big Picture Question: What does God use to accomplish His will?

Evident Grace Sunday Recap from 05.20.18 Big Picture Question: What does God use to accomplish His will?

Sunday, May 20, 2018, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 16:14-23: 1 Samuel 16:14 Now the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and a harmful spirit from the Lord tormented him. 15 And Saul’s servants said to him, “Behold now, a harmful spirit from God is tormenting you. 16 Let our lord now command your servants who are before you to seek out a man who is skillful in playing the lyre, and when the harmful spirit from…

Read More Read More

Sunday Recap for 9/3: Who should be a church officer?

Sunday Recap for 9/3: Who should be a church officer?

You can find the audio of the service at http://www.sermonaudio.com/saplayer/playpopup.asp?SID=9317156377 Sunday 9/3, Evident Grace looked at this Big Picture Question. Big Picture Question:  Who should be a church officer? We found our answers in 1 Timothy 3:1-13 1 Timothy 3:  This saying is trustworthy: “If anyone aspires to be an overseer, he desires a noble work.” 2 An overseer, therefore, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, self-controlled, sensible, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher, 3 not addicted to wine, not…

Read More Read More

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!