Category: Grace

  • Stranger in My Own Land

    I was in America for the first time in forever on Memorial Day. This is a day where we remember the sacrifice of many who fought for the freedom of America. Drive down any street and you will see flags waving on houses with patriotism abounding. I found myself in the heartland of America this […]

  • Connected But In Isolation

    We are living in the most connected time in history. Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Skype, Facetime…… Why is it we have an epidemic of loneliness coupled with a lack of vulnerability? Depression, anxiety and stress are at all time highs. We are desperate to be known, yet terrified of being discovered. We are able to create […]

  • Grace When You Disagree

    It seems there are more opportunities for division and disagreement right now than ever. Many world events have caused Christians to take opposite sides on issues. The recent election in the USA The worldwide issues with refugees and immigrants A global fear of the foreigner. There are those embracing terms like evangelical and inclusive, while […]

  • Please, Don’t Follow Your Heart

    I think I have heard people encouraged to follow their heart more in the last few months than ever. The message seems to come in many forms, some wrapped in Christian packaging. At times the pursuit of our desires leads to something as harmless as a career change or a new hobby. Other applications of […]

  • Cheap Grace or a Cheap Response?

    The number one objection to grace says if you give people a big grace they will do whatever they want. Dietrich Bonhoeffer in [amazon_link id=”0684815001″ target=”_blank” ]The Cost of Discipleship[/amazon_link] famously called this cheap grace. I do not believe any grace is cheap since it cost Jesus everything. I would rather argue the cheapening of […]