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Thank You, Thank You

August 28, 2012

Friends, This past weekend was a HUGE SUCCESS due to your faithfulness and generosity. Here is a brief recap: Tracks for Packs 5K Run/Walk – 342 participants ran the race with over 400 participants registered. We will have final dollar amounts later but I think we are going to clear over $15,000.00 to feed hungry…

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Disciple-Making Questions

August 22, 2012

Here are Eastside’s answers. How would your church answer these questions? Q-1: What’s the purpose of the local church? Make disciples – See Matthew 28:18-20 and 2 Corinthians 5:17ff. Q-2: What is a disciple? Matthew 4:19 – A disciple is someone who knows and follows Jesus; being changed by Jesus; and is on mission with…

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Challenges of Relational Discipleship

August 21, 2012

Friends, As I have previously mentioned in a recent post that relational discipleship is a wonderful concept that Jesus models for his followers but is very hard to actually put into practice. As Eastside Community Church continues down this journey of “intentional relational discipleship” path there are always new learnings that are emerging. Here are…

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Are YOU Ready?

August 20, 2012

Dear E-News Friends, Are YOU ready for Friend Day this Sunday?  There are 3 things that needs to take place in order for Sunday to be the HUGE day which we are anticipating: God’s Part, Our Part, and Your part. Your Part: 1. Be in attendance on Sunday. Make it a priority. 2. Invite someone…

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Master Plan of Evangelism Principles

August 15, 2012

The staff team at Eastside is studying a book by Dr. Robert Coleman titled, The Master Plan of Evangelism. Dr. Coleman will be conducting a special seminar at Eastside on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 from 9:00 am to NOON on this particular book. The other day I was on YouTube and found a series of videos…

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Discipleship Questions

August 12, 2012

Dear E-News Friends, MAKING DISCIPLES is what the church is called to do. It is a command from Jesus Himself – see Matthew 28:18-20. As a spiritual leader, I am convinced that MAKING DISCIPLES is the proper offensive (think West Coast Offense or Spread Offense) for the local church to utlizes. This core conviction has lead…

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Mark Your Calendars

August 7, 2012

Dear Eastsiders: Take a few moments right now and mark your calendars for the following: Saturday, August 25th – Tracks for Packs 5K Fun Run/Walk Event. Click here for more details. Sunday, August 26th – Friend Day at Eastside. You are encourage to bring a friend and stay after church for a FREE Lunch. Click here…

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Fall Kick-Off

August 2, 2012

Dear Eastsiders, I have been encouraging each person at Eastside to develop an IMPACT LIST of people which they desire to see in a relationship with Jesus, but who have maybe drifted from Jesus or who have never received Jesus as their personal Savior. Once you have created your IMPACT LIST, then I have asked for…

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