EC Speaks

Andrew Switzer – Open Our Eyes: People

Who is the good Samaritan? We look at the story of the good Samaritan and think that we are supposed to be the hero of the story. But, is this really true in our lives? What if there was a different way to look at the story? Andrew lays out a common story in a … Continued

Andrew Switzer – Open Our Eyes: Power

“I ask that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you may know the hope of His calling, the riches of His glorious inheritance in the saints, and the surpassing greatness of His power to us who believe.”(Ephesians 1:18-19) Are you ready for the upgrade? Andrew discusses the different spiritual gifts, and … Continued

Andrew Switzer – Open Our Eyes: Voice of God

In this quick sermon, Andrew explains the importance of hearing God’s voice. Like an earthly relationship, our relationship with our heavenly Father requires communication.   Andrew Switzer, pastor of Kipling People’s Church in Kipling, SK, was our guest speaker for the 2017 Sr. High Encounter. He spent the weekend speaking out of Ephesians 1:18, talking … Continued

Andrew Switzer – Open Our Eyes: Promises

“…in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you…” He will take you, wherever you are, and He will work with you. Andrew takes this time to declare the promises of God over our lives, using 2 Corinthians 1:20. “For all of God’s promises have been fulfilled in Christ with … Continued

Josh Chalmers – Open Our Eyes: Covenant

“Promises make hope feel real.” Engagement rings, pinky promises, and cheques are all symbols we use today as promises. But what about in the Old Testament? How do we know God’s promises are true? God doesn’t just fulfill his side of the covenant, but he upholds both sides. Josh uses the story of Moses to … Continued

Andrew Switzer – Open Our Eyes: Presence

“I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened…” (Ephesians 1:18) Even in our deepest sorrow, and in our darkest times – God is there. We¬†can look, and not see. The cry of our heart should be, ‘God, open my eyes to see you.” It’s time that we stopped looking, and start to … Continued

Elsie Welch – Jubilee, Freedom, and Breakthrough

“You try to tell me there’s not a God who does impossible things. I know there is.” Our God doesn’t leave things half done. He is a God who finishes what He starts. Breakthrough comes with persistent pursuit of Christ, trusting that He is faithful to us. Elsie teaches about how to become a breakthrough … Continued

Elsie Welch – Becoming Firebrands

“You can’t be a fighter, until you’re a lover.” If you want to be a firebrand, you need to get close to the fire. Elsie explains the meaning of firebrands, which is someone who has intimate relationship with God. The power is in the gospel, you just have to preach it! With great passion, Elsie … Continued

Elsie Welch – Letting Go of Burdens

How thirsty are you for a move of God? When we carry burdens around with us, they become too heavy for us to carry. Our burdens actually withhold us from the pursuit of¬†everything that we are called to, because they cause us to stumble and fall. Elsie talks about personal examples from her life, about … Continued

Anastasya Laverdiere – Destined for Sonship

It’s not about our performance. Anastasya wanted to preach on destiny, because isn’t that one of the most inviting and exciting messages? But instead, she preaches on what comes before destiny, which is our destiny to be a son or daughter of God. We often push aside our sonship for our calling, but it’s such … Continued