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...]

Tribute to Dr. William (Bill) Dodson, Jr.: Pastor 1956 – 1959

Can you imagine a construction team trying to erect a building when the foundation had not been dug sufficiently or in straight lines with right angle corners?  Either someone would have to go back and start over to correct the errors or build on a foundation which might not hold up the structure. Such is the issue which comes to mind when I think of my predecessor over sixty years ago who served as the first Pastor of Eastern Hills Baptist Church.  To those of us Pastors who have … [Read more...]