Pray & Work for Peace

This week I am encouraging my congregation to pray the following prayer of peace that is most commonly attributed to St. Francis of Assisi... Lord, make me an instrument of your peace: where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; … Continue reading Pray & Work for Peace

The Lord is My Shepherd

Here's the first sermon in the series on Psalms that I am doing this summer, along with some devotional questions that are designed to help people see more clearly how God has and is shepherding them... https://vimeo.com/344133357   Devotional Guide Preparation Read Psalm 23. Read Psalm 23 again and pay attention to words and phrases … Continue reading The Lord is My Shepherd

Moving Forward

This past weekend at Alameda Church of Christ was our annual Ray Evans Seminar with guest speaker Dr. Charles Rix, who is the Dean of the College of Biblical Studies at Oklahoma Christian University.  The theme was "The Old Testament Roots of Our Faith," and as Dr. Rix connected the dots between the Old and … Continue reading Moving Forward

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