Once Again, I have shortened these articles for your ease. Written by Dale Ebel God speaks through our emotions! The emotions expressed in tears of sadness and the emotion of gladness. After Nehemiah and the Israelites rebuilt the wall of Jerusalem under great opposition and threat of life, Nehemiah makes a most magnificent statement: ...Read More
Reclaiming Organic Discipleship
I am condensing my teachings to make them more readable ☺ Listening Leads to Submission “Whoever has ears, let them hear.” Six times in the Gospels and eight times in the Book of Revelation, Jesus repeats these six words. It’s the simplest of statements, but the implication is exponential. The exhortation is urgent, and I...Read More
“Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 2:5 KJV I recently read a story in Mark Batterson’s book, IF, about Dr. Wilder Penfield a neurosurgeon who had operated on 1,132 patients. Many of his patients suffered from epileptic seizures and he sought to know why. Penfield performed many opened-brain operations, some...Read More
“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. 2 We do this by keeping...Read More
"Bright Flash of light marks Incredible Moment Life Begins When Sperm Meets Egg,” - The Telegraph, April 26,2016 Please look up the above reference to the video. It is incredible! “Then God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light.” - Genesis 1:3 NASB We first encounter God speaking in Genesis 1:3. As the Spirit of...Read More
I have reduced the amount of information to make it more manageable. For longer articles please read them in sections. I appreciate your interest in this valuable information. The Biology of Humans and the Bible “So God created human beings in his own image. In the image of God he created them; male and female he...Read More
ABOUT DALE AND LINDA
Dale and Linda have been a team in ministry and in marriage for over 54 years. They were each very active in college campus ministries before they met each other … Dale at Oregon State and Linda at Oklahoma State University. Linda taught elementary school two years while Dale finished his graduate three year Master of Divinity degree from Western Seminary, having finished the first year at Dallas Theological Seminary. during this period of time he was Youth Pastor over four years at a church in San Clemente, California. Establishing Rolling Hills Community Church in Tualatin, Oregon, in 1978, Dale led the church as Senior Pastor for over 31 years, retiring in 2009 as Pastor Emeritus. Dale and Linda have been teaching discipleship groups the Bible, mentoring and consulting pastors since then in Dale Ebel Ministries. They have three married children and thirteen grandchildren. They are pleased and give God praise that all three of their children are making an impact for Christ in this world as well as are several of their grown grandkids.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mike Clark, Rick Hennessy and Dale Ebel form the Board of Directors for Dale Ebel Ministries. Mike and Rick are business owners. Proverbs 20:18 (NLT) says, “Plans succeed through good counsel . . .” Godly wisdom, common sense, critically important skills, and clarity of spiritual instruction have been invaluable in what these men offer in advising our ministry. We are eternally grateful for them, and Dale Ebel Ministries is thriving, in large part, to the commitment of these men.