12 February 2019GWC

Don’t Settle

David, the ruddy, backwoods shepherd. The baby of the family. Maybe he wasn’t the tallest or handsomest of his brothers, but God saw his heart of worship and chose him …

18 January 2019Claire Buntrock

From the Prison to the Palace

Something about the story of Joseph has always resonated with our church. Just a year after our founding, God called us to be a regional center. How? We were so …

4 January 2019Pastor John Greiner

2019: Year of Fulfillment

Last week, I was praying in Galveston. As I looked out over East Beach, I saw a lone pelican enjoying breakfast. He patrolled back and forth, scanning the waters, then …

12 December 2018GWC

Is Jesus Born in You?

As we celebrate the birth of Jesus into the world, take time to consider: Has he been born in your own heart? Christ, the perfect gift for all mankind, is …

14 November 2018GWC

Your Kind of People

You hear it all the time: you can’t pick your family. That may be true, but Thank God He chose you to be a member of His family, the royal …

13 September 2018Pastor John Greiner

Move on It

Welcome to living, breathing, ALIVE church! Our goal is always to light up your faith so that it’s active and moving— and fruitful. Recently, we studied the Mark 2 miracle …

30 August 2018Claire Buntrock

The Stranger Who Gets it All

At some point, all of us feel like outsiders. We don’t speak the language, get the jokes, or know the inside story. We’re invisible to people, and, if we let …

9 August 2018Claire Buntrock

Pray to Know

As believers, we want our prayers to really change things— to fix what’s broken and restore what’s lost. Of course! Yet sometimes we overlook an important step: praying to know. …

30 July 2018Pastor John Greiner

Destroying the Poverty Network

During my 25-year career as a custom home builder, I learned a lot. I weathered storms in the local economy and watched the market shift to favor huge conglomerates over …

21 June 2018Claire Buntrock

Processing the Plan of God

We all want to fly. Flying is fun. It gets us where we want to go– fast. But any good pilot will tell you that before taking off, there’s a …