I am so thankful for Edmonds Church of God's Leadership Board who provided me the time away for a Sabbatical. God began to refresh my vision for Edmonds Church almost immediately upon begin the month of August without the pressure to prepare a sermon each week.
For several years now we have assigned each letter of our logo ECG with the words, Encouragement, Celebration, and Grace. But specifically, we exist to encourage people to become followers of Jesus Christ and to grow in the knowledge and grace of our Lord. The Celebration word is our intentional effort to recognize when people have made a new significant step in their relationship with God, overcoming life's challenges with a transformed spirit and a victorious faith. When we speak of Grace, we emphasize the very foundation of our hope, for without God's blessing, favor, patience, and his love we could not be transformed or find the new life God provides through Grace by faith in Jesus Christ. So, it isn't just three catchy words, it is truly a method of communicating how we are a vibrant family of God.
has been the Lead Pastor at Edmonds Church of God since November 2005. Bob's passion is for families and developing healthy Christian "community" within the congregation. He has credentials as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and desires to see people function in healthy ways in their homes, their communities and in their faith. His wife, Melody, is a true sidekick as Pastor of the Children's ministry and together they make a great team.