Rule of Life

A Rule of Life is a means of ordering your world around God. It puts structure to your desire to know and follow Jesus.

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Micro Groups

Micro Groups are groups of 2 -3 deep friends who have committed to following Jesus, encouraging one another, and seeking God's Kingdom.

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Community Groups

Community Groups are the full realization of the body of Jesus. They incorporate all ages and revolve around the Table.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief

GLC Churches and Pastors, You can give financially to aid those affected by Hurricane Harvey, through the ECC’s Love Mercy, Do Justice giving portal – http://www.covchurch.org/justice/domestic-disaster-response/ If your church is interested in collecting items or sending teams, please contact Garth Bolinder or the Midsouth Conference offices directly to coordinate with the Covenant Churches in that region.

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Early Bird Golf Rates End Tomorrow!

 I’m reaching out one more time before prices go up. We would love for you to golf with us at Rouge Park Golf Course. Rouge Park is in the 48228 zip-code where plans are underway to construct a brand new Covenant health center. Covenant’s current clinic (18917 Joy Rd) is only about 2500 square feet

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GLC E-News July 2017

E-News • July 2017 • www.greatlakes.cc Impact Detroit Highlights and Recap One hundred and ten Covenanters participated in a 2 day Detroit area mission leading up to Gather ‘17. The event began the evening of Tuesday, June 20th with a BBQ dinner and worship service at Citadel of Faith Covenant Church in Detroit. ECC ministry updates

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Emotionally Mature Community

How do you deal with conflict?  It might seem like an easy question.  But really take a moment and reflect back on your most recent conflicts.  What emerged from you?  Don’t worry about the others or the situation, just focus on your response.  Think about how you reacted physically, emotionally, spiritually, and relationally? Our reaction

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Emotional Health

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Have you ever wondered why, even though you know Jesus, believe in Him, and even see Him move in your life, there are still areas where you remain stuck.  Some of us have been Christians for a long time, our faith has grown but many of our behaviors and reactions have hardly

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Flattened Leadership Proposal

Below is the slide presentation about the Flattened Leadership Proposal and some supporting documents.   The article on Biblical Leadership – “Jesus Mandate for Leadership” A couple of articles on Bi-vocational leadership – “Journal : The Math Doesn’t Work: Why the Future of Church Planting is Bi-Vocational | 9Marks”  “Facing the Brutal Facts of Church

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Parenting Courses

What are the Parenting Courses? Drawing on their own experience of bringing up four children and having talked to thousands of parents over the years on their parenting course, Nicky and Sila Lee bring fresh insights and time-tested values to the task of parenting.  Full of valuable advice and practical tips.   Are you interested

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The Marriage Course

  A strong, loving and lifelong relationship doesn’t happen by chance.  It takes effort and dedication to keep the fun and romance alive.  We can all learn how to make even the happiest marriage better. Check out this video – ALPHA MARRIAGE Please email Heather Wood (ahwood1997@gmail.com) if you are interested in receiving more information

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Biblical Study Tools

There are a tremendous number of powerful Biblical tools available to everyone.  Below are a few online resources that you may find helpful: Bible Gateway (www.biblegateway.com)- This website offers a large number of Bible translations and tools. One nice feature is its ability to have parallel versions open at the same time.  Different translations can often

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Church Leadership

One of the most critical components in the expansion of God’s Kingdom is the Leader.  However, Jesus redefines leadership.  Unlike the rest of the world, where leadership is tied to a position and designed for top down implementation, Jesus says, in His Kingdom leadership will be very different.  For Jesus, leadership is not positional and

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Shame

Shame is a powerful force that can crush the soul and a vacant enemy who relentlessly pursues the broken places in one’s life. Yet, shame is also patient, awaiting the inevitable self-destruction of those who are evil.   When the inevitable calamity strikes, shame is there with the final, slow poison of self loathing. We

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Walk

It is often easy for us to get caught up in the daily grind… Work, sports, social… and forget that the real goal is to blaze a trail that will last generations.  What at does the trail I am cutting mean for me and those who come after me?  If I am at the end

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