By Christina Fox on Jun 14, 2022
A certain amount of self-evaluation can be good. We should have insight into ourselves, our motives, our choices, and our actions. But sometimes we can go too far. When self-evaluation ends with ourselves instead of pointing us beyond ourselves, there’s a problem.
By Ray Hollenbach on Apr 24, 2019
Grace can be abused, grace can be played the fool, grace can be wasted--but grace doesn't care. Grace is the divine scandal.
By Ron Forseth on Oct 11, 2018
Five common objections to preaching grace and how to overcome them.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 21, 2018
The Christian life, from the beginning to end, is a life of extraordinary grace. Saying "thank you" just makes sense.
By Peter Mead on Jun 27, 2020
How many gospel preachers really preach the radical message of God's grace, and how many feel the need to qualify it?
By Nathan Aaseng on Nov 2, 2021
Even though law and grace are opposites in many ways, both have their place in the pulpit.
By Sermoncentral on Oct 21, 2021
Before we can sing God's song, we must fill our lungs with grace.
By Sermoncentral on Oct 16, 2021
In 25 years our church has only been picketed twice--two weeks in a row!--first by radically liberal nonbelievers for speaking truth, and then by radically conservative believers for showing grace.
By Ron Forseth on Jun 28, 2018
Some pastors fear that preaching grace can lead to pitfalls, a license for sin, or even a lack of sacrificial giving. Here are five frequently raised objections to preaching grace and why they don't work.
By Ray Hollenbach on Dec 20, 2019
Great preaching proclaims the grace of God, and sometimes we need to clear away the obstacles to that grace.
By Nathan Aaseng on Sep 24, 2021
"The Word is not magic, but it has power ... great power to bring God's love and grace into the world."
By Sermoncentral on Sep 10, 2019
"Sit on your ‘but’ and let grace stand alone," says Karl Vaters.
By Dr. Scott M. Gibson on Oct 25, 2019
It's true: We can preach grace to the point of ignoring the truth. But that's not usually our problem.
By Ray Hollenbach on Mar 19, 2019
We've lined up the chairs in neat little rows and called it grace. We never noticed: it has broken free.
By Andy Stanley on Mar 9, 2018
The Bible has its share of thou-shalts and thou-shalt-nots. But at the same time, the Bible talks an awful lot about grace. So which is it? Or if it’s both, how do they fit together?