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…]

Nathan’s Notes- 4/8/2018

What a great time of fellowship we all had together last week! Rick and I would like to thank everyone who helped with our breakfast- cooks, servers, people who set up tables, etc. Few things  bring a church body together like times of feasting and fellowship. Thanks to everyone who made it happen!   Today, … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 4/1/2018

As we celebrate the Resurrection of Christ, we do so in full assurance of the truth of the Gospel message. Our faith is based on the message and its impact. In a recent Turning Point Daily Devotional, David Jeremiah said that a Latin phrase has survived for two millennia: sine qua non. Like many Latin … [Read more…]

Nathan’s Notes- 3/25/2018

Today we celebrate Palm Sunday! In the Gospels, we read about Jesus entering Jerusalem shortly before His crucifixion. Previously, Jesus had approached His ministry very humbly. He initially tried to keep many of His miracles and even confessions as to His identity quiet, so as to avoid a premature conflict. Over time, however, His popularity grew … [Read more…]

Nathan’s Notes- 3/18/2018

I’m particularly eager to hear today’s sermon. Rick will be speaking to us on the very important topic of Communion. Over the years, this ceremony has been called by a number of different names: The Lord’s Supper, Holy Communion, the Eucharist. But the purpose has always been the same: to join together as the family … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 3/11/2018

As we approach the most exciting and meaningful time of the year, the celebration of our Lord’s sacrificial death, burial and resurrection, we are reminded that Jesus spent His last hours with His disciples reminding them of His promised return. He warned them to be ready. Today we want to focus on that message. I … [Read more…]

RIck’s Reflections- 3/4/2018

Today is a special Missions Sunday.  We are blessed to have Steve Conner with us representing Sports Outreach International. Steve and Michelle have been supported by Eastview for over 20 years.  Their work has an incredible reach across the globe.  You will hear more from him as he brings the message.  We are also blessed … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 2/25/2018

Today we are having our Annual Congregational Meeting as part of our worship experience.  The idea is that the Big Picture business of the congregation is everyone’s business and the Leadership wants the entire congregation to know the “State of the Union” to borrow a phrase. Today you will get the opportunity to affirm our … [Read more…]

Rick’s Reflections- 2/18/2018

We have looked long and hard at the challenge we face as Christians in a post Christian culture.  We have been reminded that the ultimate threat to our society is not as Os Guinness says, “the wolves at the door, but termites in the floor.” The future depends on whether Christians will rise to the … [Read more…]