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What’s Strong or What’s Wrong?

What’s Strong or What’s Wrong?

What’s strong or what’s wrong? Finally, believers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable and worthy of respect, whatever is right and confirmed by God’s word, whatever is pure and wholesome, whatever is lovely and brings peace, whatever is admirable and of good...

For God Alone

For God Alone

For God alone… For God alone my soul waits in silence, for my hope is from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken. On God rests my deliverance and my honor; my mighty rock, my refuge is in God. Trust in him at all times, O...

Grace Newsletter 1-12-24

Grace Newsletter 1-12-24

What does the Lord require? “With what shall I come before the Lord and bow myself before God on high? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves a year old? Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, with ten thousands of rivers of oil? Shall I...

Grace Newsletter 1-05-24

Grace Newsletter 1-05-24

Happy New Year! Andy and I decided that we are truly adults this year because neither of us had any interest in staying up until midnight to ring in the new year. It's so funny how these seasons change: When I was a kid, I absolutely wanted to stay up but wasn't...

Grace Newsletter 12-22-23

Grace Newsletter 12-22-23

Are you ready for Christmas? Many of us have go-to phrases to make conversation, such as: How about those Cowboys? It sure is cold out today. Read any good books lately? How are your kids/parents? And this time of year, a new one comes into rotation: Are you ready for...

Grace Newsletter 12-15-23

Grace Newsletter 12-15-23

The Power of Relationships Last year I had the honor of leading a book study for the Neighboring Movement, a nonprofit organization based in Wichita, Kansas. For six weeks, a group from across the country dove into The Connected Community: Discovering the Health,...

Grace Newsletter 12-08-23

Grace Newsletter 12-08-23

Worth a Thousand Words It’s an adage that is found in multiple languages – “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Somehow images, like so many forms of art, are able to convey meaning or essence or memory that written or verbal descriptions just can’t do justice. This...

Grace Newsletter 11-30-23

Grace Newsletter 11-30-23

Intentional Formation I grew up with lots of proverbs – pithy little sayings that contain a nugget of wisdom. The two I’m thinking about today are “You are what you eat” and “Use it or lose it.” I heard a fascinating story on NPR recently about the astonishing rise in...

Grace Newsletter 11-24-23

Grace Newsletter 11-24-23

Making Christmas, making Christmas is so fine! Everyone and every holiday has its own traditions. It’s the week of Thanksgiving and I’m grateful for the sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, and stuffing that is a part of my mom’s way of celebrating as well as the...