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.
Of all of my character flaws, the greatest must be my incessant need for control. This deep-seeded desire rules both my personal and professional lives. I was that student in college who, when given a group project, would tell my group to just show up for the grade. Let ME do the work. Let ME control the situation. Still, to this day, I find myself monopolizing group projects and efforts: Why would I want to risk the outcome if I know that I can dictate exactly how it will
I just couldn’t wait. As soon as I clicked over to my 18th birthday, I was out of my house like a bullet from a gun. It’s not that I had it bad at home; quite the contrary. I lived in the same house I’d grown up in. My mom pretty much gave me free reign and cleaned up after me. It’s just that I longed for something new, a place of my own. I signed the lease on my first apartment that summer after high school, and except for a few times when I needed temporary lodging in betwe
We're happy to share our Grace Church Ministry Advocates for this year! The goal of our Special Needs Ministry Advocates is to create an environment for families who have children with special needs that is welcome and accommodating to them so that the family AND the child gets the most out of our time together as they can. All of our SNMA's are going to school to focus in various related fields. If you see these ladies, please introduce yourselves! They will each have name t