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  • Words of Grace – Separation

    The proverbial pendulum swings. It can be difficult to live in the balances (maybe we should call them tensions) of life. When we attempt to avoid one mistake we tend to overcompensate and make a different mistake. Christians have struggled with this tension in each generation as we have pursued...

  • Words of Grace – Endurance

    “Here is the call for the endurance of the saints.” Revelation 13:10 For years, I assumed that Revelation contained a hidden message, one too difficult for me to understand, and so I stayed away from this book. Though the book of Revelation is written in a very different style than...

  • Words of Grace – Words of Warning, Words of Grace

    Why do we recoil at predictions of judgement? Why do we resist warnings? Do we not think that warnings of judgement to come can be words of grace as well? Just last night, as the storm from Hurricane Harvey blew across our city, I was irritated by the flood warnings...

  • Words of Grace – The Lion, The Lamb, and The Shepherd Are One

    I’ve had some crazy dreams in my lifetime. The strangest ones are when things or people morph into others. In some dreams, I’m carrying on a conversation with one person in a certain location only to be transposed to another location where I am speaking to a different person. I...

  • Words of Grace – A Life-Shaping Vision of The Very Real Future

    I have been amazed this week at how relevant Revelation is to our lives today. Revelation 4-5 give us a picture of heaven in the form of a vision. In this vision, we see the redeemed people of God gathered around his throne to worship him and the Lamb who...

  • Words of Grace – Have You Met Our Senior Pastor?

    Titles have always been somewhat of a challenge for me. Early in the life of our church, people wanted to know what they should call me. Reverend Patty? Brother Scott (a good Baptist term)? When asked, I would say, “Just call me Scott.” That didn’t seem to help. Out of...