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  • Commencement – Words of Grace – June 4, 2021

    It’s graduation season. Young people around the world are wide-eyed and ready to go do something with their education. When I was in school, I spent as much time thinking about getting out and what I would leave behind as about entering into the future. The closer I got to graduation,...

  • The Varied Voice of God – Words of Grace Blog – May 28, 2021

    In his meditation on Psalm 81, Charles Spurgeon says the divine voice speaks warnings, promises, and precepts. All three are necessary and good aspects of the word of God. Sometimes we emphasize only one aspect of God’s word. We can hear only the warnings and become fearful that harm will come...

  • Ministry Beyond Ourselves – Words of Grace – May 14, 2021

    This Sunday at Grace Community Church we will continue with the theme of congregational ministry, from Romans 15.  This week, the focus will be on our ministry beyond ourselves. I sense that this focus on our ministry beyond ourselves is especially important in these days.  So much of our mental...

  • Reasons for Welcoming One Another – Words of Grace – April 30, 2021

    The central command of Romans 14-15:13 is to welcome one another in the church even when we hold different opinions over nonessential issues of the faith. We have been considering this long section of Romans for a few weeks at Grace Community Church. We have put the vision of God’s glory...

  • The Joys of Being Welcomed by God – Words of Grace – April 23, 2021

    Reading along in Romans 14 and 15 we come across a phrase that is stunning and filled with joy-producing implications: God has welcomed us (Romans 14:3). This long and well-reasoned exhortation to live together in the congregation in a way that makes for peace and mutual upbuilding (Romans 14:19) has as its foundation...

  • Church for The Glory of God – Words of Grace – April 16, 2021

    Surely it is no surprise to you that Christians and congregations have experienced a difficult few years. Several events and issues have brought to the surface some real differences in the way we view the culture and understand the role we are to play in it. One of the challenges...