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A decade of Tears and Blood: 10 Years of Boko Haram Terrorism in Nigeria

Amazing Grace

From ECWA Archive: Originally published December 14, 2012 Most, if not all of you, have been aware of the terrible attacks of Christians by the Muslim Boko Haram Movement in Northern and Middle Belt Regions of Nigeria. Of recent, there has been a very vicious onslaught of Christians and the church in Yobe State of Nigeria. Concerned about the situation […]

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Police force a black youth to the ground. He was among about 80 student demonstrators who marched on the U.S. consulate on University Ave. to back civil rights workers in Alabama on March 16, 1966. (Gerry Barker/Toronto Star/Getty Images)

Church is the Right Place to Address George Floyd’s Death

Reaching, Touching and Changing Lives through Evangelism and Church Planting. Matt. 28:19-20 The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in the USA is saddened by the murder of Mr. George Floyd by a policeman who swore to serve and protect lives. We weep as a nation because of our disregard for life not just in Floyd’s case but in so many […]

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4 Ways the Modern Church Looks Nothing Like the Early Church

4 Ways the Modern Church Looks Nothing Like the Early Church

There have been a few changes in the past two thousand years. I often hear Christians say that we should be more like the early church. And I must admit, I’ve been one of those Christians. But if we linger on how this would look, I wonder how many of us would rather stay put in our 21st century churches. […]

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Cleansing the Temple and cleansing the Church

The Church: A Den of Robbers?

It is written, he said to them, my house will be a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of robbers. Luke 19:46 If Jesus Christ came to our places of worship (churches) today, what will He see and what will He say? Will He find us praying – that is seeking His face and not so […]

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What is the Church?

What is the Church?

Church is the body of Christ, of which Christ is the head Many people today understand the church as a building. This is not a biblical understanding of the church. The word “church” is a translation of the Greek word ekklesia, which is defined as “an assembly” or “called-out ones.” The root meaning of church is not that of a […]

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Saint John of God by Murillo 1672 (WikiCommons)

Even Saints Need Friends

It has become a known fact of modern life that nearly all cultural institutions are crumbling. Fewer people are involved in local organizations, clubs, and churches, and more spend the majority of their time online. Among the younger generations, this phenomenon is far more pronounced; far more youth seek their 15 minutes of fame on YouTube rather than make a […]

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Coliseum

The Early Christian Church

by Bible Scripture | Traditions in the Early Christian Church included the Memorial of the Last Supper – the celebration of the Liturgy of the

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The Brewing of a Toxic Culture

The Brewing of a Toxic Culture

by Joseph Mattera | There is constant bickering and or resistance which then hurts the execution of

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The Cost of Being Part of the Building Process

The Cost of Being Part of the Building Process

by Rev. Jean de Dieu Nzeyimana | ECWA USA DCC Vice Chairman, Pastor, ECWA I Louisville | Planting

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Being ECWA Today: ECWA Identity and Sense of Belonging in Christ in an Age of Challenge

Being ECWA Today: ECWA Identity and Sense of Belonging in Christ in an Age of Challenge

by Emmanuel Datiyong Akanet | Reclaiming ECWA Believers’ Identity and Sense of Belonging in Christ: A Problem of Christian Identity Download Reclaiming ECWA Believers’ Identity and Sense of Belonging in Christ I had the privilege of participating in the Lord’s ministry in Nigeria for twenty-eight years before I came to Asbury Theological Seminary in the fall of 2004, and I […]

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