Well friends, we’re all one week into the national emergency due to the COVID-19 virus. How y’all doing? I’m sure the answers are all over the board. And our answers say much about us — things like where we work, what personality type we have, where we gather our information. But most importantly, this is a great time to find out what we truly value. Testing has a way of making some things clear to us that we can’t see when life is easy, when nothing is asked of us. And what is testing but a time of being asked for things? Let’s dig in this week and see how Jesus handles this, and what it has to teach us, and let’s see why his answers let the crowds utterly amazed.
Recently, your fearless leaders at Grace met for their monthly meeting to discuss all things relating to Grace Groups and community. My husband, John Green, brought everyone up to date on his recent trip with another church (gasp!) to the Houston area to serve some of the folks whose homes had been devastated by Hurricane Harvey weeks before. He spoke of many residents who were struggling to allow the team to do the work needed to help them safely inhabit their homes again an