On Sunday mornings at Alameda, I am preaching a series that addresses frequently asked questions about the Bible. The most recent sermon considered the question, "How did we get our Bible?" Due to the time constraints of one sermon, I was only able to give a simplified sketch of how we got the Bible; so, … Continue reading How Did We Get Our Bible?
My daughter in college recently tested positive for COVID and has been quarantining at home with us, which means that my wife and I have also been quarantining at home. So, I wasn't able to preach live at Alameda on Sunday. It was too late in the week to find someone else to preach for … Continue reading Who Can You Encourage This Week?
From time to time on this blog, I post things that are directed to my church family as part of events that are happening within our church. This is one of those times. On Sunday, I started a new sermon series that dives into our history within the Restoration Movement and makes connections to current … Continue reading Restoration
In the last few days, I have had a couple of conversations with some of Alameda's members who expressed struggling with feelings of anxiety over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the current state of affairs in our nation. Anxiety is defined as the inner feeling of apprehension, uneasiness, concern, worry and/or dread that is accompanied … Continue reading 7 Reasons Not to Be Anxious
This Sunday at Alameda we will (finally) have the opportunity to honor our graduating seniors. Here's two versions of a song that highlights the core beliefs that will give those seniors a firm foundation from which to live their lives... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuDI-sk2nJU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-BylrOi4aM
At Alameda, we are reading and praying our way through the New Testament book of Ephesians during a 21-Day Prayer and Scripture Experience. Today's passage is Ephesians 4:1-6, and here's a prayer based on that text... My Heavenly Father, As your servant, I desperately want to live a life that is worthy of the high … Continue reading Ephesians 4:1-6 (A Prayer)
Here are four songs from The Zoe Group that go along with the theme of my sermon on Sunday. Please join me online at alameda.church or on any of Alameda's social media outlets as I continue a sermon series called "This Is The Gospel." This week's theme is the ascension of Jesus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1b1n8WTMec https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_hVYCN_7XE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bd8mf_3TshQ … Continue reading Songs for Sunday
Here are four songs from The Zoe Group that go along with the theme of my sermon on Sunday. Please join me online at alameda.church or on any of Alameda's social media outlets as I continue a sermon series called "This Is The Gospel." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQhwNSuHU4c&list=OLAK5uy_n16XCQZxu3CO_dohY78TtzW0yWAsLnFXE&index=6 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqTeg8cVJuM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrEJBX0Bsvo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1b1n8WTMec
Here are four songs from The Zoe Group that go along with the theme of my sermon on Sunday. Please join me online at alameda.church or on any of Alameda's social media outlets as I continue a sermon series called "This Is The Gospel." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MR4dPR5ToXM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9x8DXzLwN48 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1tPY0UEpCc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ICPQFPGpXQ
Throughout the course of this pandemic I have heard several people asking the question, "What happens when we die?" This is a question I have addressed many times in my preaching and teaching, and below is a sermon I did two years ago on that topic. I hope this helps you... https://vimeo.com/258640223