Serving Before Saving

At Alvadore Christian we want to be a church where we “serve before we save”. Why? Because that’s what Jesus did. He didn’t wait to serve people before he started …

Belong Before Believe

What are some of the most important values you try to live by? Honesty? Integrity? Hard Work? Values serve an important purpose in our lives. They help describe the kind …

Coaching and Playing

The 3rd tension we must learn to manage as we follow Christ is the tension of Coaching and Playing. The best coaches are the ones who have played, or are …

Out of the Depths

The cry of Psalm 130 is from “the depths”. Have you ever been in “the depths”? In other words, have you ever hit “rock bottom”? Are you there now? Psalm …

The Way Into His Blessing

Ever sought someone’s blessing? Did you ask your wife’s father for her hand before proposing? Ever had one of your kids ask for your blessing? Every approached your manager at …

A Posture and a Plea

Psalm 123 offers us a posture and a plea. The poster is that of a servant. The plea is for mercy. Psalm 123 is written to remind us as God’s …