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It’s Time To Rebuild

January 27, 2012

Dear E-News Friends, One of my favorite stories is about a personal hero of mine, Thomas Alva Edison. He invented the incandescent light bulb and the automobile battery, and he pioneered the film industry. It’s not just his creative intelligence I admire but also his tenacious spirit. Toward the autumn years of his life, he…

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A Franciscan Prayer

January 17, 2012

“May God bless you with discomfort at easy answers, half truths, and superficial relationships so that you may live deep within your heart. May God bless every single one of you with anger at injustice, oppression, and the exploitation of people so that you may work for justice and freedom and peace. May God bless…

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Introducing Route 66

January 12, 2012

Eastside Family… This past Sunday morning marked a new class start for The Institute of Spiritual Growth… Route 66 kicked off the new year with a general overview of the Bible, and each week will now focus on a new book. Led by Dan Robertson and a host of other teachers, this study will give…

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Elder’s Nomination

January 9, 2012

Dear E-News Family, Eastside Elder’s are opening the process up for the church family to nominate names to serve as elders. The names nominated has to be men. ONLY men can serve as elders at Eastside Community Church. If you are interesting in nominating someone to serve in this position then click on the following…

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Staff Position Needed at Prince of Peace Home for Girls

January 7, 2012

Dear E-News Friends: I serve on the board directors for an all girls home in Guatemala City, Guatemala  called Prince of Peace Home for Girls. Prince of Peace is looking for a couple to come on staff to be assistant directors of independent living. Here is the job description for the position: Prince of Peace JD-director Ind Living…

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Bible Storytelling 101

January 6, 2012

Dear E-News Friends, Greetings! I hope you are anticipating Sunday’s worship gathering at Eastside Community like I am. I am so excited about our launch of a new sermon series called Christianity Illustrated. We have put a lot of prayer and work into this sermon series. You will be very impress when you see the…

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New Sermon Series Coming

January 2, 2012

Dear E-News Friends, Join us on Sunday, January 8, 2012 as we start an exciting new sermon series, Christianity Illustrated, exploring 12 of Jesus’ parables. When Jesus wanted to drive home a point about God, his kingdom, and how life worked in the kingdom, he often did it by telling a story, a parable. Jesus…

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