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Michael Dean
February 17, 2016

What’s Happening at East Bend – February 17, 2016

What's Happening at East Bend - February 17, 2016

Greetings in the Name of Jesus, How have you been at choosing self-control this week?  Some days, I imagine, are easier than others.  But we are reminded again and again in Scripture the importance of allowing our lives to be led by the Holy Spirit, rather than self.  Paul tells us in Romans 8:9, “…you […]

February 12, 2016

What’s Happening at East Bend – February 10, 2016

What's Happening at East Bend - February 10, 2016

Greetings in the Name of Jesus, When we accept the blood of Christ for our salvation, Scripture promises us that we are a new creation – the old has past and the new has come!  Paul says that in Christ we are washed, sanctified, and justified!  Are you walking in those promises today – living […]

February 2, 2016

What’s Happening at East Bend – January 27, 2016

Greetings in the Name of Jesus, What is God seeking to do new in your life?  This past Sunday we were reminded of God’s faithfulness, and of the powerful fact that God is the God of the past, the present and the future!  Sometimes it can be easy to either get caught up in the […]

January 21, 2016

What’s Happening at East Bend, January 20, 2016

Happy Wednesday Friends, What have you done for the “least of these” this week?  We were reminded this past Sunday of Jesus’ words in Matthew 25:40 when He says, “The King will answer and say to them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of […]

January 13, 2016

What’s Happening at East Bend – January 13, 2016

Greetings in the Name of Jesus, Last week was marked by weeping and rejoicing!  We are still in shock and saddened by the sudden loss of a dear brother.  Please continue to lift up the Hood Family in your prayers.  Yet, even in the midst of sadness, we were able to rejoice at the decision […]

January 6, 2016

What’s Happening at East Bend – January 6, 2015

Greetings in the Name of Jesus, We serve a generous God – as a matter of fact, He models generosity in the most extreme sense by giving us the gift of His Son!  We read in John 3:16, “For God so loved they world, that He gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in […]

December 16, 2015

What’s Happening at East Bend – December 16, 2015

Greetings in the Name of Jesus, Do you have the presents bought and wrapped?  Do you have the tree up?  Do you have the cookies baked?  Do you have….  wait a minute!  Let me stop this list right here and ask a more personal question – do you have Jesus?  Presents, trees, cookies – these […]

December 9, 2015

East Bend’s Weekly Newsletter for December 9, 2015

East Bend's Weekly Newsletter for December 9, 2015

Greetings Friends, Waiting is never easy.  This time of the year, with children in the house, we see the excitement and anticipation that comes with the Christmas tree, and presents.  It can be so hard to wait!  We see throughout history how God’s people have struggled with waiting upon the Lord – some get weary […]

December 3, 2015

More of Christ in Christmas

More of Christ in Christmas

“Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will not pass away.  Be on guard, so that your hearts will not be weighted down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of life, and that day will not come on you suddenly like a trap;” (Luke 21:33–34, NASB95) Christmas – a time of anticipation, […]

December 2, 2015

Weekly Newsletter for December 2, 2015

Greetings in the Name of Jesus, We have entered into the Advent season – a time of waiting and anticipation.  On one level we celebrate the coming of the Baby Jesus – but even more so, we wait with much anticipation for the return of the Lion of Judah!  Jesus came as a lamb, to […]

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