There’s a person in our community who I have been serving and ministering to for years. Over that period of time, I have come to genuinely care about this person and we have become friends who enjoy visiting with one another. This person, who I will refer to as “J,” has been homeless for a […]
A few months ago author, professor, and Christian apologist Lee Strobel spoke at my alma mater, Oklahoma Christian University. While on campus, he did an interview with OC president Dr. John DeStiguer. Lee has a great story to tell, so I encourage you to watch this conversation…
Jesus said that the second greatest commandment is “love your neighbor as yourself.” At Alameda, we are encouraging each other to take those words of Jesus seriously; which is why we are launching several initiatives designed to help our members live intentionally among their neighbors. But being a good neighbor nowadays also must include our […]
At Alameda, we are slowly unfolding an initiative called “Make Jesus Known.” The goal of this initiative is to position our congregation to be proactive in faithfully and effectively sharing the gospel of Christ with our community and beyond. We’re starting by equipping and empowering our members to build intentional relationships with their neighbors that […]
This song vocalizes how I want to live my life in this new year – fearless for Jesus my King. Take a few minutes to listen to, meditate upon, pray about, and ponder the words of this song. And may you be “fearless” for the One who makes life worth living.
On Sunday I shared with our congregation many of the ways we made Jesus known to our community in 2017. The list was extensive and impressive. It really is remarkable what God can do through a group of people who are committed to glorifying God by serving others in the name of Christ. One of […]