June 18, 2017 Friends and Family, Do you have an altar, a sacred space, a sanctuary where you can go on any day of the week? A place reserved specifically for dedicated time with or for the Lord? A place for prayer, contemplation, and meditation; a place for the study of God’s Holy Word; a […]
June 11, 2017 Dear Family and Friends, On this Scholarship Sunday, I wish to congratulate each of our 2017 graduates AND their parents, spouses and loved ones! As children of God, we are a family and we need each other. I also want to encourage you to keep going! When you think you have achieved […]
June 4, 2017 Dear Family and Friends, Having been called to the ministries of pastoral care & counseling and spiritual direction, I am privileged and humbled to be in daily prayer for the grief and loss, pain and struggle, insecurities and self doubt that so many of us are experiencing, both personally and communally. Today, […]
April 16, 2017 Dear Family and Friends, During yesterday’s Holy Saturday Prayer service at Allen Temple Baptist Church, we considered our interaction with the divine in our visions and dreams. We prayed with the transfiguration text where Jesus’ appearance changes becoming full of glory right before his disciple’s eyes. This text found in the gospels, […]
Join us as we consider our visions and dreams in this final session of the Lenten Prayer Series by the Spiritual Life Ministry at Allen Temple Baptist Church. We will be meeting in the Mary Morris Room at 1pm on Saturday, April 15.
Reverend Ineda will be one of seven preachers preaching The Seven Last Words of Jesus on Good Friday at Allen Temple Baptist Church.
April 2, 2017 Dear Family and Friends, Last Sunday, I was blessed to lead my Sunday School class in a lesson and discussion about Lent. We discussed the meaning and origins of this season and its related practices. We began by listing those things that came to our minds when we thought of Lent. The […]
March 26, 2017 Dear Family and Friends, In whom do you find a deep-spirited friend? For whom are you a deep-spirited friend? What is a deep-spirited friend? In these very troubling times, it is important to know where your safe harbors are located. A deep-spirited friend can be a safe spiritual harbor; one who listens […]
March 12, 2017 Greetings family and friends, Did you make it to Lenten Prayer on Saturday? Why is this important you ask? Christians all over the world observe the 40 days (not including Sundays) when we pay close attention to Jesus’ journey on earth before Holy Thursday (aka. Maundy Thursday). Many seek to mimic the […]
February 26, 2017 Greetings family and friends, Last week I attended the annual Samuel DeWitt Proctor conference. This is a large annual gathering of pastors, preachers, theologians, seminarians and lay Christians. It involves teaching and learning, preaching and praying, and a lot of fellowship too. This years’ theme was “The Inward Journey” and reminded us […]