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 …

31 May 2018Claire Buntrock

The Mind of Christ

What do you do when your brain feels overtaxed, yet your whole world seems to be hanging on a complex mental challenge? (Anyone just having made it through final exams …

25 May 2018Claire Buntrock

Made for Crossover

About this time last year, Dad obviously sensed some changes were about to happen for our church. He began a series called the Great Crossover which centered on Joshua and …

29 April 2018Claire Buntrock

The Power of Legacy

The Red Sea parting remains one of the most victorious moments in history. Overnight, 400 years of Hebrew slavery reversed into glorious freedom. They came out with silver and gold …

levels of truth
22 March 2018Claire Buntrock

Levels of Truth

Inscribed on the facade of the CIA building in Washington is one of my favorite scriptures. It’s John 8:32: And ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make …

8 March 2018James Buntrock

The Winning Strategy

Growing up in the windy city of Corpus Christi, I developed a love for sailboat racing. I got to race with a lot of great people and learn a lot …