Meet the Team – Scott Wagoner

For over twenty years, Scott Wagoner has been working for FEC in various capacities. Scott was saved at the age of twenty and began attending a FEC church, Grace Church in Morton, Illinois. Scott earned his Masters of Divinity from Trinity Seminary, and has served in vocational ministry through positions such as Senior pastoring two [...]

April 27th, 2017|

News from the Front – Westwood Fellowship

How Westwood Fellowship is connecting people to Jesus “Because we loved you so much, we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well.” – I Thessalonians 2:8 Westwood Fellowship in Woodburn, Indiana, is creating multiple “connecting points” with people who live in this small, rural community [...]

April 20th, 2017|

Trusting God with My Identity

This illustration is called The Envelopes. It starts with an envelope that represents you. On the outside of the envelope is written the word You. Before you asked Christ into your life you were in bondage to sin. You had no defense before God but yourself. Next, the You envelope is placed inside an envelope [...]

April 18th, 2017|

“It’s Just a Flesh Wound”

Trust the Miracle Making God  Today I want to share a story that showed me clearly that we can trust our God. The point I want to make today is that we can trust God because He can do miracles. I experienced this reality in my own life. In last week’s Spot I shared with [...]

April 11th, 2017|

Building a Small Army in East Central India

How Northwoods Community Church is helping ZEC Ministries multiply its efforts to reach the next generation for Christ Zion Evangelistic and Care (ZEC) Ministries is getting ready to build a small army of youth workers throughout east central India, and Northwoods Community Church is playing a big role in mobilizing the “troops.” This May, a [...]

April 6th, 2017|

Trust is a Bridge

Imagine for a moment talking to a young child and trying to define for them what the word trustmeans. How would you begin to describe trust in a way that they could understand? If you were to open a dictionary you might read words like, “strong faith”, “belief”, or “reliance”. Maybe you could paint a [...]

April 4th, 2017|

Save the Date!

Convention slated for August 3 – 5, 2017 It’s time to mark your calendars for this year’s FEC convention. Slated for August 3 – 5 at Grace Church in Morton, Illinois, this year’s convention theme, “Freedom,” offers something for everyone. Our main speaker, Nick Stumbo, is the executive director of Pure Desire Ministries, an organization [...]

March 30th, 2017|

Don’t Go Until You’re Sent

Recently, I felt a burden in my heart for an unreached people group in the Middle East. So I went and visited. It seemed God had aligned a need in that place with my gifts in ministry. My wife said her heart was warm to go. My extended family gave the thumbs up. The financial [...]

March 28th, 2017|

We Hustle

An update from Portland, Maine   FEC’s Portland, Maine, church plant, formerly known as The Hill, has gone through several changes in the past few months. Perhaps most obvious is the new name: Neighbors Church, along with a move to a more central location in the Westbrook neighborhood. In addition, after looking for more ways [...]

March 23rd, 2017|

Why Outreach Matters In the Church

“How shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard?” (Romans 10:14). I live in a gated community of 25 homes. This little neighborhood is surrounded by a high fence and entered through a gate which requires either a remote sensor or a code. Homeowners pay a monthly fee to cover upkeep on [...]

March 21st, 2017|