I rarely heard about, or witnessed, grace in my younger years. When I attended Bible college much of my doctrine was reinforced through classes that also rarely stressed grace. I was taught to play biblical hop-scotch with verses pulled from contexts to win debates.View More The Grace “But”
Requests and gratitude. They form a big part of our prayers and relationship with God. But we can learn a lot by exploring the origin of “please” and “thank you.”View More Showing God Some Not-So-Common Courtesy
I’m not a parent that other parents envy. No one ever wants to swap kids with me. Even a dad who told me that Eva was cuter than his baby gave up any ideas of switching once he’d spent a few hours with her.View More Being a Gracious Parent
For some time now I have been concerned about “our” (perhaps only my own) understanding of the “doctrine” of grace. It is true that we,…View More Legalistic Grace
The question found in the title above terrified me in my early Christian years. And I suspect many other Christians agonize over whether or not…View More Have I Fallen From Grace?
I searched the websites of the major George’s (Gallup, Barna, and Curious) this morning hoping to find data regarding an important matter. I’m curious to…View More God Provides a Greater Grace
No question about it! Effective Christian ministry is rooted deep in the grace of God. To begin anywhere else is to begin at the wrong…View More Grace–The Taproot of Christian Ministry
Paul was a boaster. He boasted, of course, only in the cross of Christ and what it means. There is no boasting on a personal…View More Got Grace?
In my Christian tradition, we recently rediscovered grace (cut us a little slack…we’re a few years behind other groups on a few things).View More The Gospel of Grace and Redemption
Pertaining to our discussion(s) below about “falling” from grace I would like to ask a few questions to clear the matter up for me. An…View More Jumping from Grace: The Mechanics of Apostasy
“Amazing grace, how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me. I once was lost but now am found, Was blind, but now, I…View More Amazing Grace Lyrics