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When Life Feels Like a Shipwreck

What do you think of when you hear the word “shipwreck?” You might think of an epic movie, or a campy TV show. When I get past the pop-culture references and really think about a shipwreck, tragedy, loss, and damage come to my mind. So why is our Vacation Bible Spectacular theme “Shipwrecked?” Our reality sometimes resembles a shipwreck. We experience tragedy, loss and damage on a frequent basis. It can be hard to remain hopeful in the midst of…

Moving Forward, Together

Our Number one job We are commissioned by Jesus to make disciples of all nations. Our primary task, or job number one, is to take the gospel into the entire world. What a daunting task! When we consider our assignment to reach the world we obviously feel overwhelmed. How could we possibly fulfill this monumental taskl? I think of the old adage: How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. We reach people locally through the many…

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.…

Why should I get involved?

By now I hope you have heard, that our brothers and sisters in Christ from CityChurch Andernach in Germany are coming to serve with us in a few weeks.  I am sure many of you are processing what that means. Who are they?  What will they do?  Should I engage them and the activities? Trust me, I have been in your shoes. Another year rolls around When I arrived at Alsbury in 2009, it was on the heels of one…

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…