Rick’s Reflections- 11/1/2015

Years ago when I was just starting out as a youth minister, one of the Elders in our church used to give a Bible to everyone at their baptism. He would always write the following on the inside cover. SIN WILL KEEP YOU FROM THIS BOOK, AND THIS BOOK WILL KEEP YOU FROM SIN. I … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflection’s- 10/25/2015

Do you remember Jesus’ words to Martha when she was distracted by all the “duties” of the day? “One thing is needed, and Mary has chosen what is better…” (Luke 10:42).  Sitting at the feet of Jesus, it is what we need. With His Word in our hand and His Spirit in our hearts, we … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 10/18/2015

We here at Eastview are blessed to have men of faith and passion in leadership.  Today you are going to hear a message from one of our Elders.  Joe Corbett has been a dedicated servant leader with us from the first day they arrived on our campus.  He has a heart for God and for … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 10/11/2015

As you read this Pam and I are taking some vacation time.  I am thankful for Mel Wright’s willingness to preach today.  Mel is a good brother in the Lord and a long term kingdom servant.  He is retired from the Army and has served several congregations as counselor.  He was instrumental in the establishment … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflection’s 10/4/2015

Over the past several months I have been doing a lot of thinking about significant things.  Things that make a difference. Part of the process has been contemplating impact. We all know that choices always have consequences. Somewhere sooner or later what we choose will make a choice for us.  You choose to go too … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 9/27/2015

We have been blessed by God to be in a position of influence in our community at a very critical time. The Bridges Out of Poverty initiative that gave birth to the Stability First organization has as a realistic goal making a difference in the lives of our friends and neighbors by addressing all aspects … [Read more…]