Nathan’s Notes- 6/17/2018

Happy Father’s Day! I cannot stress enough how important it is that we take time to acknowledge men and the essential role they play in the family. A secular society would have us believe otherwise, portraying the common father as lazy and unintelligent. It is remarkable to me that in only a few decades society’s … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 6/10/2018

We are in a series of messages challenging us to consider the possibility that even in brokenness there can be real beauty. We have reflected on the fact all of us are broken people in one way or another. We have also been reassured our Heavenly Father loves us despite our brokenness and can bring … [Read more…]

Nathan’s Notes- 6/3/2018

We all know what it feels like to want to disappear and go somewhere else. One slip of the tongue or one quick mistake is enough to publicly embarrass us. Over the past decade, there has been a rise in television shows that feature “awkward comedy”, a situation that can only be humorous because it … [Read more…]

Nathan’s Notes- 5/27/2018

Our oldest son, Kai, has recently entered what experts call the “why” stage. The good news is that he is curious about his world and is constantly striving to learn new things. The bad news is that it comes with one word repeated over and over and over and over and over again: “why”. “Why … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflection’s 5/20/2018

Congratualation Graduate! Eastview would like to congratulate the following high school graduates… Joasih Elliott, Wesley Gaines, Harley Hartsock & Mackenzie Hunter and college graduates… Adrienne Bathory & Caleb Minor We are so proud of you! (If there are any students graduating that we missed, please contact the office.)

Rick’s Reflections- 5/13/2018

A poem by Luke Easter explains the difference between a strong woman and a woman of strength.   A strong woman works out every day to keep her body in shape, but a woman of strength kneels in prayer to keep her soul in shape. A strong woman isn’t afraid of anything, but a woman … [Read more…]

Nathan Notes- 5/6/2018

A poem by Gaby Compres: you aren’t less worthy less important less powerful because you’re b r o k e n. your brokenness is no obstacle for light to shine through you. the light shines through the cracks.   As we continue our study on brokenness, let us remember that the light of God is … [Read more…]

Nathan’s Notes- 4/30/2018

Charles and his wife had just finished the first leg of their vacation trip when he slipped and slid down the steps of his RV, breaking his ankle. Since his wife didn’t know how to drive their vehicle, he did what any retired, 70+,  army colonel with a high pain tolerance would do: drive it … [Read more…]

Nathan Notes- 4/22/2018

“What makes you so special?” Maybe you’ve had this question asked of you in your life, maybe you’ve been the one asking it of someone else. Maybe you’ve even questioned yourself about it. What makes us special? Are we special at all? What is our value? When it comes to this topic, we are often … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 4/15/2018

In Jim Collins book Great by Choice he reminds us that life offers no guarantees. It’s always conceivable that game-ending events and unyielding forces, like disease, accident, financial misfortune, war, or any myriad of other things can overthrow our best efforts. And yet we still must live out our commitments. When the challenges come, when … [Read more…]