ECCU loves to make ministries more effective. For years we did it primarily by financing their facilities, but we also recognize that sometimes buying may not be the best option. This is one reason our ministry development officers consult with ministries—to look at their needs and help them determine if they are better off buying or leasing. [read more]
We all know that whenever corporate officers or signers change, we need to update our account agreements with our financial institution. For many churches, this often becomes an annual exercise when board members change. [read more]
At church on Sunday, I heard about a missionary in Africa who dedicated his life to sharing the gospel with people who had never even heard the name of Jesus. Ultimately, his mission cost him his life. I was reminded—once again—of the calling we all have to make disciples, and of the awesome privilege we have at ECCU to participate in missions.
Looking back over the past year, we’ve had several opportunities to partner with our mission agency members and their missionaries in creative ways. [read more]