Finding Your Center in the Gospel

Originally posted on January 23, 2004 We all need a “center”. A center is the bedrock truth that determines how we live. It is also the truth we keep coming back to for perspective, encouragement and energy to keep moving forward in life. The center is like a home. We...

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Looking Back With Gratitude

Originally posted on December 30, 2003 “I will tell all my brothers the greatness of Your name, in the presence of the whole congregation I will sing your praise.” Psalm 22:22 Dear Grace Family, As I reflect back on 2003, I see the faithfulness and goodness of the Lord toward...

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Pursuing Spiritual Growth

Originally posted on December 11, 2003 This past Sunday, I preached a vision message looking forward to 2004. I gave three prayers for our church that would become three pursuits of our church. The first prayer pursuit is that Grace would experience the greatest year of spiritual growth in the...

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The Fight of Your Life

Originally posted on November 27, 2003 Christ told us to love one another; however, he also told us to fight! The key is to know when to do which, and with whom. We love people because people are not our enemy. We fight the evil influence of the devil because...

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Let us Pray

Originally posted on October 30, 2003 To ground our praying in God’s word and to give us confidence and purpose in our praying, we considered Ephesians 3:20-21. These verses come at the end of a longer prayer. In the prayer, the Apostle Paul prayed that the people he wrote to...

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