Why Your Neighbor Needs the Gospel

At Alameda, we are focusing on becoming a church that is actively making Jesus known throughout the world, starting with our own neighbors.  Last Sunday I preached a sermon called "Why Our Neighbors Need the Gospel" and gave these five reasons... Like us, our neighbors have a sin problem that only Jesus can solve. Like … Continue reading Why Your Neighbor Needs the Gospel

“Let the little children come to me…”

  Luke 18:16 tells us that Jesus called children to him and said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these."  This was an incredible statement by Jesus because he was bestowing value on a group of people - children - … Continue reading “Let the little children come to me…”

How to Have Healthy Relationships

Yesterday, I was honored to co-preach with Alameda's Connections Minister, Payton Minzenmayer.  Our sermon was part of a current sermon series called "Transformed," in which we are looking at the various characteristics of a person whose life has been transformed by Jesus Christ.  You can view or listen to those sermons here. One aspect of … Continue reading How to Have Healthy Relationships

A Powerful Example of Christian Perseverance

On Palm Sunday 2017, ISIS terrorists killed 47 Coptic Christians in Egypt. Intended to crush the spirit of Christians in that part of the world, the attack had the exact opposite effect. This message from a Coptic priest is a powerful example of the kind of perseverance Christ produces. Glory be to God! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iO6MwqDlIYY

Transformed (A Sermon Series)

On Sunday I will kick off a brand new sermon series called "Transformed." The purpose of the series is to examine the attributes of a person whose life has been transformed by the gospel of Jesus Christ. In doing so, my prayer is that all who hear this series will be challenged and inspired to … Continue reading Transformed (A Sermon Series)