John Soper

John Soper is the pastor of Ridgeway Alliance Church in White Plains, N.Y.

  • The Forgotten Mission

    January 15, 2011

    Alliance Life

    “Are you guys really sure that this is what Jesus told you to do?” Those words were spoken by a […]

  • Eternity

    July 2010

    Alliance Life

    As the final few hours of the twentieth century drew to a close, I sat watching my television screen eagerly […]

  • What Is in Your Hand?

    June 2010

    Alliance Life

    One of my favorite Bible stories involves an 80-year-old shepherd standing before a bush in the desert of Midian. The […]

  • Keep in Step with the Spirit

    April 2010

    Alliance Life

    Nearly everywhere I turn, I am confronted with evidence pointing to an alarmingly low level of spirituality in the American […]

  • Member Values or Mission Values?

    March 2010

    Alliance Life

    It should not surprise anyone familiar with the Gospels, that Jesus loved lost people. What is a bit more curious […]

  • Back to the Future

    February 2010

    Alliance Life

    During the years I served as superintendent in the Metropolitan District, I had a favorite way of introducing the “heart” […]

  • How Many Coaches??

    January 2010

    Alliance Life

    Every January I reserve one Sunday night to sit down with about 100 million other people to watch the Super […]

  • An Unfinished Reformation

    November 2009

    Alliance Life

    Sola Scriptura. Sola fide. Sola gratia. With these words (“Scripture alone,” “Faith alone,” “Grace alone”), men like Martin Luther and […]

  • Face the Harvest

    October 2009

    Alliance Life

    A few weeks ago I was reading the story of Zaccheus to my grandchildren. When I was finished, I asked […]

  • Praying Through

    September 2009

    Alliance Life

    While traveling this summer, I had the opportunity to read again the biographies of three legendary Alliance figures: Mabel Francis […]