Archives for February 2020

Where were we? Where are we?

“According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilledmaster builder I laid a foundation, and someone else is building upon it. Let each one take care how he builds upon it. For no one can lay a foundation other than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.” – 1 Corinthians 3:10–11                  Have you seen the gallery of former Eastern Hills pastors located in the hall … [Read more...]

Christian Discipline

I was not a very gullible child. I guess it was because we did so much camping in the Everglades.  My brother, sister and I grew up with a healthy understanding and respect for nature so it really should not have been such a big surprise to my scout leaders when I would not go on a “snipe” hunt. I knew just about all the animals in the glades and I knew there was no such bird that was half bird and half turtle. If that were not a good enough reason, who in their right minds would leave a … [Read more...]

Perplexed but not Forsaken!

How many times have we wondered…Why? Why does God allow so much suffering in the world? Why are there wars and famine? Why can’t people just tell the truth? Why do wicked people seem to prosper? Why did I lose my job? Why did my spouse die at such a young age? Why did my wife/husband walk out on me and our kids? Why did I lose both my parents in the same year? Why?? Life’s hardships are perplexing. There are no simple answers to the multiple struggles we face on this earth. God reminds us … [Read more...]