Titus 1:5-16 The Affects, and Effect, of Grace

In today’s podcast we continue with looking into the letter to Titus from Paul as he addresses the brokenness of these churches in Crete. And through this letter, what we’ll hear, is that lives affected by grace must mean something. It’s a great challenge not only for our Elders (as Paul is addressing here) but it’s a challenge that trickles down to ALL people of God. Continue reading Titus 1:5-16 The Affects, and Effect, of Grace

Zephaniah 1:7-2:3 Living As Children of God

God’s children are supposed to be different. Different in how they act, different in how they serve, and different in how they treat other people. In today’s podcast we will look at the charges against the people of God (by Zephaniah’s prophetic word FROM God) and what God states he will do in response to it. It’s a good challenge, and reminder, for his children today. Continue reading Zephaniah 1:7-2:3 Living As Children of God

Day 3: An Intentional Meeting

The parables Jesus gives were often times completely missed by his own disciples…and yet the parable he gives here in Mark 12:1-12 to the chief priests, teachers of the law, and elders…they completely got it! And yet…I don’t think they did. They did what the parable said they would do and yet God did exactly what he said he would do too. Continue reading Day 3: An Intentional Meeting

Radical Grace

I was taken aback by grace this week. For us we understand grace as unconditional forgiveness…which it is – but our unconditional forgiveness, our concept of grace, is bound up in more-often-than-not…US turning the corner and coming back to God! Right? For us grace is understood in the “oops” of the moment. We make a mistake, we acknowledge it, we seek forgiveness and we move … Continue reading Radical Grace