In this sermon series, we’ve looked at how we strive to fulfill the Great Commission here at ECC. This series so far has been about who we are—how we’re governed and how we live as a local church. We started with how the gospel produces a gospel order; it creates local churches. We explained that […]

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In the book of Acts, we see the early church marked by a joyful devotion to doctrine, to fellowship, and to prayer. In this sermon, Pastor Matt describes the gospel culture we aim to cultivate at ECC and how we strive to be a church centered on the word of the risen Lord Jesus, transformed […]

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The Gospel and Church Order (Matthew 28:18-20)

Since 2014, our church has experienced a significant amount of change. Seven years ago, in faith, we began a revitalization effort in order to apply biblical priorities to our life and ministry. But why did we do all this? Was it just so our church looks good on paper, or so that we fit in […]

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In the Beginning, Word (John 1:1)

Who do you say that Jesus is? If Jesus were to be here with us, he would have asked in this way, “who do you say that I AM?” We call Him Lord and Savior; we call Him the Son of God and Son of Man; we call Him the Messiah. Some called Him carpenter’s […]

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In the Beginning, God (Genesis 1:1)

Questions concerning the origin of all things have been discussed and debated by virtually all philosophers, scholars and scientists. Where did we come from and how did we come about? Who knows the beginning of all things? Who has the answer to the questions of the origin of all things? In this sermon, Keith Ryoo […]

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In this Resurrection Sunday message, Pastor Matt shows that for the one who trusts in Jesus, hope is not wishful thinking; it is confident expectation. And what is our hope? It is that that one day, what God did for Jesus on Easter morning, he will do for those united to Christ by faith and […]

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Good Friday isn’t good because it shows us how good we are or how valuable we are to God; Good Friday is good because it shows us the riches of God’s glorious grace and steadfast love toward unworthy and rebellious sinners. In this brief message, pastor Matt reminds us that the love of God in […]

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In this Palm Sunday message, Pastor Matt reminds us, from Romans 5:1-5, why exactly Jesus was entering Jerusalem, what he came to do, what he accomplished, and the hope we currently enjoy because of his death and resurrection. Note: This sermon was delivered during the COVID-19 pandemic, when our Lord’s Day worship services were streamed […]

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Shining Like Stars (Philippians 2:14-16)

Isaiah foretold that the people who lived in darkness would one day see a great light. We didn’t ask for it; we couldn’t have imagined it; and we did not deserve it. And yet, unto us a child was born, and a Son was given. Jesus Christ is the eternal Son of God who came […]

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