Posts by Shari Walker

Posts by Shari Walker

Alsbury’s First Impression

Maybe you have heard about Alsbury’s First Impressions Teams.  Who are they and what do they do?  Perhaps this can best be explained by the following scenarios: David and Jan Go to Church David and Jan are new to Burleson.  They have both accepted teaching positions in BISD.  They are determined to locate a new church home prior to school getting underway in the fall.  They have two sons; Davey is 5 and Jon is 3. Scenario 1: David and…

The Power of Saying Yes

A Brief History When the United States was establishing itself as an up and coming country, war was declared on Great Britain in June 1812. The state of Tennessee played a vital role in the success of this war. More specifically the volunteers. In 1813, Governor Willis Blount issued a call for 3500 volunteers and Tennesseans enthusiastically responded. This act began a tradition and set them on a course that impacted history. In the Mexican-American War, President Polk called on…

HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED?

article by Mason Beasley serve during the Collaboration. Here’s a list of all the opportunities: MORNINGS Serve in the mornings by coming up to the church and helping hand out the breakfast and join them for Bible Study. Clean the upstairs café once everyone is done so that they can leave to go do their work at Eastside on time. DAYS Be a driver – Transport the German team to and from their destinations as they serve Eastside City Church.…

The Germans are Coming!

When Sean and I first started attending Alsbury, we kept hearing a phrase that brought more questions than answers. THE GERMANS ARE COMING! What did this mean? Should we be concerned? Are they the good Germans? I thought we handled the German problem decades ago? What we discovered was a wonderful group of young adults led by a beautiful soul by the name of Mike Vlajnic. Their main objective or purpose was clear…love God and love others. It didn’t matter if they were doing…