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LifeGate Denver Gears Up for Summer Nights

Thanks to building renovations throughout the school district where LifeGate Denver typically holds weekend services, the church is meeting in a new venue at a new time throughout the summer. This kind of change can be challenging for any young congregation, but especially one where the idea of being fully committed to the local church [...]

July 20th, 2017|

Streams of Living Water

How LifeChange Camp and Retreat Center is changing lives this summer LifeChange Camp, nestled in the Ozark Mountains of Clinton, Missouri, is living up to its name this summer, impacting children, youth, and families in a big way. So far this season, several children have given their lives to Jesus, and others have made a [...]

July 13th, 2017|

FEC Creates Groundbreaking Approach to Theological Training

The Fellowship of Evangelical Churches is thrilled to unveil a new Certificate of Theology program, a first-of-its kind, proactive approach to pastoral education and credentialing. Several months in the making, this new certificate brings the best of top seminary courses to FEC pastors and leaders at a comfortable pace—and at a fraction of the cost [...]

July 6th, 2017|

Fresh investment breathes new life into Neighborhood Church community

“God always does the hard work of renovation,” says Nate Hamblin, pastor of Neighborhood Church in Adrian, Michigan. So when Neighborhood Church inherited the Church of the Good Shepherd building on East Beecher Street after the two congregations became one last fall, it is no surprise God provided the means to renovate the building. “If [...]

June 29th, 2017|

Mirror, Mirror

Mirror, mirror on the wall, would my neighbor miss me at all? It’s a question worth asking. If I were to move, would my neighbors see that as a loss? Would they notice? Worse yet, might they be relieved? Especially for those who follow Jesus, it is important to think through what type of neighbor [...]

June 27th, 2017|

Welcome to the team, Lauren!

  Fulfilling the desire to impact the next generation by serving local churches “FEC is exactly the type of organization I hoped to be a part of someday,” says Lauren Voss, FEC’s new administrative assistant. Raised in the small town of Auburn in the heart of northeast Indiana, Lauren attended Indiana Wesleyan University, where she [...]

June 22nd, 2017|


No matter where you are in life you can find yourself somewhere in the Psalms. Whether it is despair or praise, waiting or celebration--the Psalmist knows what you feel. This gift of finding someone else expressing our own internal turmoil or joy helps us express more clearly the chaos and longings colliding within us. Any [...]

June 20th, 2017|

Finding Healing, Redemption, and Healing

Convention speaker Nick Stumbo offers a message of hope to people trapped by addictive behavior Meet Nick Stumbo, featured speaker at FEC’s upcoming “Freedom” convention and author of the book Setting Us Free. In this inspiring book, Nick describes his journey from addiction to redemption—thanks to help he received from Pure Desire Ministries, where he [...]

June 15th, 2017|

What Do You Really Want?

Over the last two days, I had the privilege of hanging out with several other church planters in the FEC. This morning we began our time together by studying the passage from Mark 10 where Jesus heals a blind man named Bartimaeus. If you are unfamiliar with the story, you can read it here. Then [...]

June 13th, 2017|

New FEC headquarters slated to increase visibility, accessibility, and training opportunities

The Fellowship of Evangelical Churches is moving its headquarters to a new and more convenient location in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Here, Rocky Rocholl, FEC president, answers questions about the upcoming move and shares how you can be a part of it.   Q: Why do we need to relocate the FEC offices? RR: Years ago, [...]

June 8th, 2017|