Rick’s Reflections- 9/10/2017

Today’s message is one that I needed to hear. Funny how God works, isn’t it? He led us to a series of messages about Bible  heroes and in doing so He climbed right into our hearts and minds.  He reminds us of things we have known but maybe have forgotten.  He opens our eyes to … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 9/3/2017

This morning we are looking at one of the best-known stories in the Bible. I hope our revisiting a familiar passage will encourage us all to be faithful to our Lord in the time He gives us. Noah is testimony to the fact that God has always chosen His own as an act of pure … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 8/27/2017

As we continue along, gleaning Lessons for Life from some of the great personalities of the Old Testament I want to remind you to not miss the purpose of these messages.  That is sometimes easy to do when we are covering familiar subjects and stories.  Paul tells us in Romans 15:4 that these stories were … [Read more…]

Nathan’s Notes- 8/20/2017

      I think everyone would agree that last Sunday was a wonderful day at Eastview. Rick’s message on “The Three Chairs” clearly laid out our choices: “Will I have no heart for God, be only half-hearted, or be sold out for Him?” If you are like me, those options have rung in your mind … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 8/13/2017

Some have said that our life is the sum result of all the choices we make, both consciously and unconsciously. There is some truth to that and it applies most importantly to our spiritual choices! Our text and message today highlights this principle in living color. How in the world did the children of Israel … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 8/6/2017

As we have been examining the lives of some Old Testament champions of the faith there is a characteristic that is common to all of them. It is integrity. Max DePree, outstanding Christian businessman, maintains that “Integrity in all things precedes all else. The open demonstration of integrity is essential.” Living with integrity is hard … [Read more…]

Nathan’s Notes- 7/30/2017

We live in a society that values the philosophy of relativism. One of the core tenants of relativism is the claim that all beliefs are equally valuable. In fact, you will find this claim applied to many different areas. It is not uncommon to hear someone say that one culture, philosophy, or education is equal … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 7/23/2017

“Hey Old Man” is a greeting I hear a lot, a term of endearment, I am sure. Don’t laugh I am not the only one getting AARP ads in the mail weekly. Last week I got a discounted soft drink without requesting the benefit. 😊 Growing old, like taxes, is a fact we all must … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 7/16/2017

I read a humorous story of a guy who prayed this prayer every morning: “Lord, if you want me to witness to someone today, please give me a sign to show me who it is.” One day he found himself on a bus when a big, burly man sat next to him. The bus was … [Read more…]

Nathan’s Notes- 7/9/2017

        Last week, Rick issued a serious challenge:  for all of us to pray about our role in sharing the good news of Jesus Christ. Sadly, some Christians go most of their lives only giving minimal thought to this task. All Christians should feel a sense of duty and purpose in helping to … [Read more…]