Alameda’s New Logo & What It Means

Just before his ascension, Jesus commissioned his disciples to "go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you" (Matthew 28:19  -20).  This is, in effect, a statement of the church's … Continue reading Alameda’s New Logo & What It Means

Why We Should Be Thankful for Gratitude

As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday this week, one of the things for which we should be thankful is the spiritual practice of giving thanks - gratitude.  To explain why, I am sharing some thoughts originally written by Joe Carter in the NIV Lifehacks Bible: Practical Tools for Successful Spiritual Habits.  Enjoy this read and … Continue reading Why We Should Be Thankful for Gratitude

Five on Friday

This week my family has been at Walt Disney World, so this week's "Five on Friday" are five things I look forward to doing at WDW... Big Thunder Mountain Railroad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmmteiM_K1Q   Expedition Everest https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dW5plLrebUg   Toy Story Ride/Game https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PczMFDInJXo   Soarin' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcoMxGNL46k   Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3woJpgTeHwc

A Challenge to Christians After the Election

In the wake of the presidential election, here's an exhortation from 1 Peter 1:13-25 that all Christians need to remember and live out... (13) Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming.  (14) As obedient … Continue reading A Challenge to Christians After the Election