The Discipling Lifestyle

Tonight I will be teaching a new session of our monthly D-School at Alameda Church of Christ to a small group of our members.  D-School is a 4-week discipleship training course that is designed to help followers of Christ become disciple-makers for Christ.  We started it at the end of last year and, so far, … Continue reading The Discipling Lifestyle

Sabbatical, Part 2: What I Did

On Monday I started a blog series about my recent month-long sabbatical. You can read the first part here. In this second installment of the series, I want to tell you what I did. Since I wanted to be very intentional with my time away from ministry, I structured my sabbatical around three agenda items: … Continue reading Sabbatical, Part 2: What I Did

Sabbatical, Part 1: The Why & The How

I just finished a month-long sabbatical that was given to me by my Elders as both a reward and a necessity. It was a "reward" of appreciation for the service I have provided to our church family and it was a "necessity" because of the toll that service had taken on me physically, emotionally, mentally, … Continue reading Sabbatical, Part 1: The Why & The How

On Sabbatical

To my beloved Alameda church family, As you know, this year has been an exciting and intense season of activity for our church family.  This year we have effectively made several strategic changes to our church culture in order to become more intentionally focused on the Great Commission that Jesus gave his church to pursue. … Continue reading On Sabbatical

Grand Opening

Yesterday, Alameda hosted a grand opening of our newly renovated auditorium for our community, friends, neighbors, and former members who came in for the occasion.  It was a great day! The construction of our facility was done by ScissorTail Roofing and Construction and these pictures of our new space were taken by Reed Ewing Photography... … Continue reading Grand Opening