Words of Grace – Whose Purpose?

Subtle changes can become seismic shifts over time. Here is a change that is sometimes made with good intentions, but ends up making a mess of our discipleship: We can shift from understanding that our calling is to serve the purpose of God, to believing that God is to serve...

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Words of Grace – Always Forward

The word to the Christian is always “forward.” There are times to pray, times to reflect, and even times in which we are called to wait. But our praying, reflecting, and waiting are always with an eye on the road ahead. Israel, just delivered from her 430-year sentence of servitude...

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Words of Grace – Fear Not

I read the Bible with a very simple principle in mind: God never wastes words. If God says something, shows his character, gives a command, or speaks a word of comfort, we need it. Whatever is in the Bible is included on purpose. One phrase that is repeated many times...

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