Dr. Rick Marshall

About Dr. Rick Marshall

Bro. Rick officially became the seventh Pastor of Eastern Hills Baptist Church on July 3 of 1994. He enjoys playing golf and all outdoor sports. Among his favorites are the book The Greatest Generation and the movie The Passion of the Christ. Bro. Rick’s favorite Bible verse is “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”, Philippians 4:13.

Pastor’s Paragraphs: July 21, 2017

Sunday we participate in the “Baby Bottle Boomerang.”  Far more than just a catchy title, this phrase carries with it a very serious purpose.  It is our way of adding financial support to the First Choice Women’s Center of Montgomery.  They do a magnificent job of assisting ladies in crisis pregnancy offering an alternative to abortion and of sharing the Gospel Message with each client.  I am proud we can offer support to this ministry and urge you to bring a gift in the baby … [Read more...]

Pastor’s Paragraph’s: July 14, 2017

I was most pleased with the response Sunday evening to our discipleship study in homes across Montgomery and the surrounding area.  It’s not too late for others to join in a discussion oriented focus on how “ordinary Christians” should live.  That term is used because it has become easy to assume God will send “extra-ordinary Christians” to do the real work of Christianity while others just become church members.  But that isn’t the Biblical picture nor does it work in the … [Read more...]

“Happy Birthday, America”

Let me offer this tribute to our Independence Day, July 4th.  Yet, did you know it was actually on July 2nd when America broke from Great Britain? Two days later, the Declaration of Independence was signed, which is why we celebrate the occasion on the 4th of July.   As you have opportunity over the coming days I urge you to read again the lyrics to our national anthem.  While most of us know the first stanza of anthem, few know the other three. Nor do many know the history … [Read more...]

Our Pastor’s Retirement Announcement

Twenty-three years ago this week, under the leadership of the Holy Spirit, I became your Pastor.  It was the beginning of an absolutely wonderful journey with our Lord and the Eastern Hills Baptist family.  Now it is time for me to share with you some words about our future.  Some of you know that my ministry as a Pastor is not only my twenty-three years here, but twenty-two years before that.  In fact, it was in June forty-five years ago I became Pastor of a small church … [Read more...]

Pastor’s Paragraph’s: June 30, 2017

Some of you follow events of our convention more closely than others.  You have heard discussion about a resolution at the recent Southern Baptist Convention which I would like to address briefly.  A messenger proposed a resolution to the convention condemning “alt-right white supremacy groups.”  It was initially rejected because of poor wording and because the convention has spoken on many occasions to reject racism in all forms.  The reason for mentioning this matter is … [Read more...]