Contributed on Mar 9, 2019
a Lenten series looking at what GRACE is and what it means in our lives.
GRACEOLOGY Luke 15:11-32 March 10, 2019 In 1980, the movie Superman 2 came out. If you remember way back, Christopher Reeve was Superman. Superman picked up where the first one left off. Lois Lane has discovered Superman is really Clark Kent and they are in love. But there is a small problem. ...read more
Contributed on Mar 15, 2019
Part 2 of a series looking at God's grace.
GRACE-ology March 17, 2019 There is so much I want to talk about today. So much that’s been in the news that is so relevant to what we’re talking about. We’re talking about grace and how vital it is in our lives. It’s so important that I’m talking about it for 6 weeks, leading up to Easter. ...read more
Contributed on Mar 22, 2019
A lenten series looking at God's grace. Part 3 focuses on God's generosity
Undeserved goodness Matthew 20:1-16 March 24, 2019 In his book, “What’s So Amazing About Grace?” Philip Yancey told this story . . . He had a conversation with a friend, Daniel. Daniel told Yancey he had decided to end his marriage of 15 years because he was now in love with a younger woman. ...read more
Contributed on Apr 5, 2019
An ongoing look at the power of God's amazing grace.
Restoring Grace Mark 16:7 April 7, 2019 Have you ever blown it? I think we’ve all been down that road a time or two. We’ve all said some things which were really, really nasty! We’ve also done some things which can cut a person down. Not only have we done those bad things, we’ve also errored ...read more
Contributed on Apr 13, 2019
Continuing our look at the gift of God's grace. Part 5
Transforming Grace Luke 19:1-10 April 14, 2019 When I’m joking with people, I will admit that one of my spiritual gifts is sarcasm and cynicism. Now, let me be clear . . . these are not spiritual gifts. But, I do believe I am pretty gifted in both of these areas. I believe many of us are ...read more
Contributed on Apr 25, 2019
A continuing look at the grace we receive from God. This is our call to extend grace to others.
Freely Grace, Grace Freely Matthew 10:8 April 28, 2019 The great Economist, Milton Friedman coined the phrase, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” In lots of ways that’s true. When someone gives you something, oftentimes they want something in return. Maybe not at that moment, but they ...read more
Contributed on May 4, 2019
The final part of this series on grace. In Part 7, we look at extending grace to ourselves.
Self Grace Matthew 27:1-5 May 5, 2019 I want to start this morning by reading a passage. It’s from Matthew 27:1-5. Jesus has been betrayed and arrested. Judas, the betrayer went to the Jewish leaders to talk about what happened. This is the story – 1 When morning came, all the chief priests ...read more