Words of Grace blog posts and podcasts from the Grace leadership are regularly posted here. You can also subscribe to the weekly podcast by adding “Grace Community Church Nashville” to the podcast feed on your mobile device.

  • Words of Grace – Reading the Bible in 2018

    When I became a Christian in 1977, I already knew a few things about the Bible. I knew the difference between the Old and New Testaments, that there are 66 books in the Bible, and that we find the information about Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection in the Gospels. I...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Words of Grace – A Future Without Fear

    “I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes… for in it the righteousness of God is revealed.” Romans 1:16-17 If you ask the average person what makes them anxious and fearful about the future, the answers will vary....

  • Words of Grace – The Bible in Our Language

    Three names are associated with the history of the translation and publication of the Bible into the language of the people; John Wycliffe (died 1384), John Hus (died 1415), and William Tyndale (died 1536). Others championed this cause and helped in the effort. You can find many good articles on...