Archives for August 2019

BRIDGES

Moses said to Joshua... “I will stand on top of the hill holding the stick that God told me to carry”….As long as Moses held up his arms, the Israelites won, but when he put his arms down, the Amalekites started winning. When Moses’ arms grew tired, Aaron and Hur brought a stone for him to sit on while they stood beside him and held up his arms, holding them steady until the sun went down. In this way, Joshua totally defeated the Amalekites. Moses built an altar and named it, “The Lord is my … [Read more...]

Run to the Shade!

Psalm 121:5-8 (NIV) The Lord watches over you—the Lord is our shade at your right hand; The sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night. The Lord will keep you from all harm--- He will watch over your life; The Lord will watch over your coming and going both now & forevermore. The past couple of weeks have been harshly, brutally HOT! The humidity is elevated which only amplifies the temperature! Air Conditioners are working overtime and thank God Almighty for them!  (I … [Read more...]

Thank You Chad!

This week Chad Royal celebrates his 25th anniversary as the Building Superintendent at Eastern Hills. We are forever grateful to Chad for his dedication and for the manner in which he does his job. Chad is one that works behind the scene, yet his work involves every area and every ministry of our church. There is well over 100,000 square feet in our main building and then the additional buildings and the grounds. Overseeing the maintenance of our facilities is a huge job. Chad does a great job … [Read more...]

First Steps

“For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?” – Luke 14:28 Let’s face it, we live in an age where many people do not really know what church membership is. The message is often conveyed that joining a local church requires almost zero commitment. “Do you want to get to know people better? Do you want to feel like part of a community? Would you like to hear from the Bible every now and then? Join a church.” … [Read more...]

Pastor’s Paragraphs

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever. Hebrews  13:8 The grass withers and the flowers fade but the word of God remains forever. Isaiah 40:8 I had the most interesting conversation with a friend of mine from college. He has been on a journey re-evaluating the church and what he believes. It has led him to a point that he does not believe in God anymore. He is the son of a Baptist Preacher. He said, “I realized that the God that I believed in when I was a child is … [Read more...]