Tag Archives: grace

November 10, 2016
unfinished-objects

My mom belongs to a group of quilters who use special terms to describe their projects. One of those phrases is “UFO.” In their world, a UFO is not a bright extraterrestrial vehicle, but rather it’s an Unfinished Object. It’s one of those projects that […]

December 29, 2015

Some people believe God set the world in motion, then stepped back just to watch it spin without intervening in the lives of men. A simple search for the phrase, “But God” in Scripture shows otherwise. According to Khouse.org, the exact phrase “but God” is used […]

December 14, 2015

One afternoon, I read a delightful book while seated at a corner table at one of my favorite coffee shops. I was pleasantly surprised when the message of The Genius of Generosity by Chip Ingram jumped off the page and became very real to me […]

December 08, 2015

Last summer, while I pondered the problem of depending on ourselves more than we depend on Christ, I scribbled the following notes in my journal. I hope they are an encouragement to you and a reminder that God uses ordinary people just like you. Self-sufficiency is the […]

August 19, 2015

How many times have I heard the word “grace” in church, on the radio, or from a friend, but still not understood its meaning? According to the biblical definition, grace is unmerited favor, getting something good that you didn’t deserve. It’s the lovingkindness of God. […]

July 01, 2015

Some things in life are too beautiful for words, like the majestic Rocky Mountains, the sound of a babbling brook, the joy of a baby’s giggle—and the incredible Word of God. But for some people, the Bible doesn’t feel beautiful. Instead, it feels like a […]

May 08, 2015

It seems no one likes to talk about sin these days. I get it. It’s not fun admitting our flaws, facing our failures, and being honest about blowing it.  But if we don’t talk about sin because we’re worried about not making a brother or […]

March 13, 2015

Today’s message may not be my most popular or comfortable but my goal is not to bring condemnation, but to share a truth that will usher in liberty. I’d love to hear your comments below. I used to think the consequence of sin was only […]

January 21, 2015
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Last week I strolled through the grocery store checkout line and my eyes were drawn to a magazine designed to make every woman in America feel guilty. You know the kind. It’s one with the super model on the cover looking like she was dipped […]

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