Open Letter to Churches

April 8, 2020 Dear Pastor, I just got off the phone with a pastor friend in Eastern Kentucky who shared some sad and disappointing news. A person in his community traveled out of state, contracted COVID-19, and attended a church service shortly thereafter where other congregants contracted it. I just learned that one of them died. …

A Family Prayer and Resources for Strength and Growth

Good morning to the Family at Grace, A prayer from Pastor Dennis –Our Father. As we continue through these days of uncertainty for many, we know that as Your children, we can be certain of what really matters, that You are God and You are in control of all things. Though we may have not…

SERMON: Words That Unite

The Christian church is united by truth. What we believe, the essential doctrines of grace; these are words that unite.

SERMON: I Give Thanks

The Apostle Paul is thankful to God for the grace given to the saints in Corinth; grace that every believer enjoys: saving grace, equipping grace, and securing grace. God is faithful.

SERMON: Called By God

Many would consider Paul’s letter to the church at Corinth to be one of the most practical and applicable to the church today. His introduction establishes some themes that will recur throughout the letter.

BLOG: Good vs. Bad Male Leaders

WRITTEN BY MELISSA H. STRAUTMAN, LMT Good vs. Bad Male Leaders Companion blog to our Adult Discipleship Class: “What’s the Difference?“   In our Adult Discipleship Class, “Men Are Leaders“ (October 21, 2018), Nathan Ross[1] lead us through Genesis chapters 2 & 3 to show us that men ARE hard-wired to be natural born leaders; regardless…

BLOG: What’s the Difference

WRITTEN BY MELISSA H. STRAUTMAN, LMT What’s the Difference? – Men & Women Companion blog to our Adult Discipleship Class: “What’s the Difference?“ In our current Adult Discipleship Class we are trying to better understand what God says about Biblical manhood and womanhood.[1]  I am going to take several weeks to lay out… Worldviews and…