Nathan’s Notes- 8/7/2016

It seems that you can’t go anywhere that sex is not on display.   Be it on billboards by the road, “family” sitcoms on television, or  magazine covers in the grocery store check-out line, sex is everywhere. It is becoming more and more difficult to protect our families from the influence of a hyper-sexualized society. … [Read more…]

RIck’s Reflection’s- 7/31/2016

This week we begin a new series of messages dealing with truth. “Truth for Our Times” will focus on some of the hot topics of our day and strive to bring the light of Scripture to each issue. Pontius Pilate asked the classic question, “What is truth?” Jesus claimed to be truth. Do you know … [Read more…]

Nathan’s Notes- 07/24/2016

A word from our new Associate Minister…   It’s been a crazy couple of weeks, but my family is finally reunited and settling into our new home.  For all the craziness, it’s been an exciting time and we believe that more excitement is soon to come.  Brianna and I are eager to get to know … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 07/17/2016

We have been talking about our current cultural challenges over the past few weeks and trying to address them in both an historical perspective and a view towards the future.  We have been reminded that God is sovereign; therefore there is hope for the future.  We have also been reminded that Godly leadership in trying … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflection’s- 7/10/2016

Our text today comes from Proverbs, a book written to enhance wisdom.  Over the past few weeks we have mentioned the need for wisdom as we look at both history and the future.  There will always be people lining up to tell us what is right, true, important, etc.  As Christians it is not only … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflection’s- 7/3/2016

As we celebrate our nation’s birthday let us remember why God allowed or better yet ordained our existence.  In the story line of time God has used this nation to be a very powerful influence for good.  However, we have had our share of failings and perhaps the biggest of these is the turning away … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 6/26/2016

Thank you, Eastview, for a fun VBS week of learning more about walking with Jesus!  Thank you to everyone who helped out in any way from planning & organizing, set-up, teaching, cooking, clean-up, etc.  All of your hard work and dedication was greatly appreciated!  

Rick’s Reflections- 6/19/2016

We were excited last Sunday to announce that Nathan Crowe had been hired as our new Associate Minister.  Nathan will begin his work with us on July 1st.  Please  be praying for a smooth transition for them. This past week our dedicated VBS team pulled off another great effort in teaching our young people about … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 6/12/2016

Today is a special day here at Eastview.  We have the opportunity to hear a message from Nathan Crowe and hopefully affirm him as our new Associate Minister.  The Elders and search team worked through dozens of candidates starting back in the fall of last year.  After much prayer, discussion, interviews and visits the search … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 6/5/2016

Allow me to reminisce a little about 1976. “Back in the day” as my boys call it; Gas cost 59 cents per gallon. The average house cost $43,000 The average income was $16,000 The hit movies were; Rocky, Bad News Bears and All the Presidents Men The Popular music groups were; Bee Gees, Kiss and … [Read more…]