I’ve been coming to this place for 14 years now, … Continue reading An Easter Prayer (Reposted from 2015)
Yesterday, we at Alameda celebrated how God is using us to spread His Word through mission work at home and abroad. By partnering with some amazing missionaries and health organizations, we are taking the grace and gospel of Christ to Bolivia, Uganda, Austria, Ecuador, and New Zealand. We help support Great Cities Mission and tutor … Continue reading 10 Defining Characteristics of Missions
Easter is not far away, so here's some inspiration for inviting your neighbors... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXgNsIbSQzQ
In Monday's post I admitted that I was physically out of shape. That's not the first time I've said that. The other day I was working out at the gym and saw one of the members of my church family. This guy is in shape and is a regular at this gym. As I was … Continue reading Keep Coming Back
I'm out of shape. This truth is painfully obvious by looking at me. But I'm working on it! Last Wednesday I wrote about a bold project on which I'm working, and this project is so big that it's pushing me to be the best version of myself in every area of my life. Which means … Continue reading I’m Out of Shape!
On Wednesday I wrote about the trepidation I'm feeling about a project on which I'm working. Because of this, I really appreciate the sentiment of the song "Fear Is a Liar" by Zach Williams. Take a moment to listen to it, and may it remind you to "cast all your anxiety on him because he … Continue reading Fear Is a Liar
Trepidation [trep-i-dey-shuhn] - tremulous fear, alarm, or agitation; synonyms: apprehension, dismay, nervousness, uneasiness Since late last year I have been working on a project that is really big. Not only is it big, it is happening at a speed for which I was unprepared. So many times, I have said to myself, "I can't believe … Continue reading What Your Trepidation Might Be Telling You
It's Monday, and each of us will probably encounter some stress today. But not all stress is bad. In fact, some stress is good for us. Consider the following story from Scott Hamilton... Stress not only helps us get to the winner’s circle, but it also gives us the strength to stay there. In fact, … Continue reading Stressed?