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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
I really like this song by Casting Crowns. I especially like the fact that in the song the foundation upon which we are able to thrive in life is knowing Jesus and making Jesus known. In order to thrive (as our soul longs to do), both steps must be taken: we must come to know […]
This is a powerful song and video that will make you think about how you’re living your life and for whom you’re living it.
We learned and sang this song in worship yesterday morning. May it bless you today.
Our theme this year at Alameda is “Make Jesus Known,” and we want to be a church that is actively making Jesus known to our community and beyond. We’ve started laying the foundation for this by challenging our members to be mindful of their very own neighbors who might be in need of Jesus. Who […]
Do you feel stuck in your walk with Christ? Does your faith feel stagnant instead of vibrant? Have you noticed that your “spiritual muscles” have atrophied? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions then you might be experiencing spiritual homeostasis. Homeostasis refers to the tendency of a system – any sort of system […]
The conversation that is currently taking place within our culture about sexual ethics is a fascinating one to observe for several reasons. If you’ve been following the discussion through various forms of media, three things should be abundantly clear by now: (1) Sex is not (and has never been) purely a physical act. It involves […]