We Rejoice With You

Lanelle and I rejoice with you in the calling and coming of a new pastor. We heard what a good weekend it was, capped with a unanimous call from a packed Sanctuary. We trust that the days ahead will be the most victorious, Christ-loving days of EHBC’s history. Someone asked if I was not sad about leaving. Well, no, I came to leave. My purpose was to be a gap-chap, leading you through this transitional time. That time has concluded. I am thankful for the opportunity of being with you during … [Read more...]

Sunday was a Great Day!

It is wonderful to see how a church pulls together and welcomes our new Pastor. Every aspect of the weekend was great and we appreciate how our church responded. Thanks to our Pastor Search Committee who did an outstanding job orchestrating the weekend and taking care of all of the details. Thanks to all of our Sunday School leadership for helping to promote the weekend and getting a great crowd here for over 600 in Bible Study and a packed house in Worship. It was a blessing to be a part of a … [Read more...]

What Fuels Your Tank?

Recently, it was time to cut the grass again; a never ending spring, summer and fall “adventure” for most of us in the deep-south. This time when I tried to start the lawn mower it was not cooperative at all. I pulled the crank several times and …. nothing. Then it would act as if it were going to start, sputter listlessly, and with heaving convulsions come to a faltering stop! Next I took the breather off and banged out all the dirt and grass that had collected and put it back on and repeated … [Read more...]

Be Strong and Courageous

Do not be afraid, for the Lord your God goes with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 3:16  This is the theme verse for our Vacation Bible School.  Our children and preschoolers will learn that God is with them always.  As a matter of fact, that is our Motto, “God is with me, now and forever.”  It is a very important lesson that we all need to learn or be reminded of.  God is always with us.  He is with us in the good times and He is with us … [Read more...]

A Note From Dale

Thankful, Thankful, Thankful Again, Lanelle and I express our appreciation for your warm, cordial Christian reception of us. It is a privilege to serve the Lord by serving His people called Eastern Hills Baptist Church. Be Faithful I read in another church‘s bulletin about Lila Craig. She is from Tennessee and has not missed a church service in over 20 years. For 1,040 consecutive Sundays, she has attended her church. A local newspaper editor wrote “It makes you wonder: What’s wrong … [Read more...]