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Midweek Thoughts

January 13, 2010

Dear Friends, I’m totally amazed at how God is at work in the world. Daily I have conversations with individuals who are being obedient and following the promptings of the Holy Spirit. Bill Hybels has a saying that goes like this, “There is nothing like the local church when the local church is being the…

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Weekend Reflections

January 11, 2010

Dear Friends, Amazing energy. Packed service. I feel like there is an intangible excitement about what God is doing @ Eastside right now. Hard to put my finger on it, but I love it. I feel like our worship this year has been so life-giving. That’s always the case when our focused is God and His glory.  Friday night’s…

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Weekly Update

October 15, 2009

Dear Church Family, 1. Thank you, thank you, thank you for a great start to 40 Days of Love. We had 188 Adults in Small Group Bible Study this past week and 318 in Worship. God is doing some really awesome things. Continue to be obedient and faithful to what God tells you to do.…

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Update on 40 Days of Love

October 15, 2009

Dear Friends, Eastside is officially half way through our spiritual emphasis called 40 Days of Love. God is doing some great things with and through 40 Days of Love. Relationships are being restored; friendships renewed; and God receiving all the glory. Here are some of the wonderful things taking place: 1. The $17,000.00 needed for…

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“ALL IN” on High Attendance Sunday

October 15, 2009

Dear Church Family, “All In” is a very popular saying since The World Series of Poker Tournament (Texas Hold’em) has been aired on ESPN over the last several years. “All In” means that a player is betting every chip in their possession based on their current hand. I am asking Eastside Baptist Church Family to go “All…

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Compassion Week: Partial Fast Instructions

October 15, 2009

Partial Fast Challenge for Compassion Week (Oct 19-23, 2009): For most Americans, nourishment is easy. We go to the grocery store, head to a restaurant, or drive past a window where prepared food is handed to us in a matter of seconds. We turn on a faucet, and clean water flows instantly into our homes.…

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