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For Your Information

April 29, 2012

Dear Friends, Here is an update on some important need-to-know-items: 1. By God’s grace, He has provided Eastside with enough donations to purchase a new digital sound board. Our goal is to have this ordered and installed by the 1st of June. This was a purchase we would have made during the sanctuary makeover but…

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Special Announcement from Pastor VG

April 26, 2012

Dear Friends, It occurred to me this past week that I have not shared with you how much I love each one of you and how much you mean to our family. I have been so busy traveling and speaking that I have not taken the time to say those three words that are so…

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Twenty-Two Questions to Ask A Leader

April 19, 2012

Dear Friends, Seems like everyone is interested in leadership these days. One of the best ways to learn from other leaders is to ask them intentional questions. Here are 22 questions to ask those who are in leadership: 1. How long have you considered yourself a leader? 2. As a young person, who was a leader…

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Coach John Wooden’s favorite maxims Part 2

April 17, 2012

Dear Friends, Yesterday I posted John Wooden’s Favorite Maxims from his book, Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Learnings On and Off the Court. You can review part one by clicking here. Here is the rest of John Wooden’s Favorite Maxims. Again, let me know which one spoke to you. Which one do you like…

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Coach John Wooden’s favorite maxims Part 1

April 16, 2012

Dear Friends, Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Learnings On and Off the Court is a book which I read sometime ago. At the end of this wonderful book, John Wooden summarizes for the reader his favorite maxims. So here is part one of this favorite maxims. Which one maxim is your favorite? Which one spoke…

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Great Books, Illustrating Disciples Making Disciples

April 12, 2012

Friends, Over the last several weeks, I have read several books that illustrates the power of discipleship and disciple-making. I would highly recommend any of these books. They would make a great gift for that someone special. Better yet, purchase any of the following books, read the book, sign you name in the front of…

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Financial Update: Jan – March 2012

April 11, 2012

Dear Eastside Family, Here is an update as it relates to Eastside’s Finances. Thank you for your faithfulness in giving. Eastside is truly making a difference around the world due to your generosity. Total Giving: $154,664.4 Undesignated Giving: $128, 883.31 Designated Giving: $25,781.10 Missions Giving: $34,687.35 Fixed Expenses: $52,000.16 Ministry Expenses: $10,631.94 Salaries: $49,681.43 Balance…

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Ignite

April 9, 2012

Friends, Eastside’s New Members Class will start this Wednesday, April 11th at 6:30 in room 111. Ignite is a three-week class for any new members or those seeking more information about Eastisde. This class will review the essentials of salvation, our statement of faith, our structure, and our strategy as a church. Pastor Virgil will…

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