Sam Gutierrez


Reflections on Israel 4

Granite Springs Family, It has been a few months since I moved from Northern California and settled into a new city and a new job in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  My work as a Pastor of Community and Discipleship at Alger Park Christian Reformed Church has been a real blessing and […]


Loving God More than Blessings

We are currently in the middle of our summer sermon series, the Call of God, exploring what God’s covenant relationship with Abraham was all about. Before the blessings came, Abraham stepped out in faith and followed God’s call. Similarly, the story of Job shows us another way in which we can […]


Entering Holy Week 1

For the season of Lent, we’ve been reflecting on Psalms that point us to Jesus. The Psalms are considered the prayer book of God’s people. Some of the themes we’ve been encouraged to pray over the past weeks have included – forgiveness, protection, worship, love, and coming home to God’s […]