Jesus gives you the grace that you need

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Ephesians 4 JESUS GIVES YOU THE GRACE THAT YOU NEED But grace was given to each one of us according to the measure of Christ’s gift.  (Ephesians 4:7) When God distributes grace to His people, it’s not a one-size-fits-all affair.  He doesn’t only hand out generic blessings to the masses […]

Jesus gives you the grace that you need

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Ephesians 4 JESUS GIVES YOU THE GRACE THAT YOU NEED But grace was given to each one of us according to the measure of Christ’s gift. (Ephesians 4:7) When God distributes grace to His people, it’s not a one-size-fits-all affair.  He doesn’t only hand out generic blessings to the masses or […]

Is God Contradicting Himself?

As a pastor, I often get questions of a more theological nature. Thursdays are the day I like to post some on the blog. Enjoy! —Pastor Phillip QUESTION: No matter how many times I discuss the following, I  just  cannot  get it  settled  in my mind. “…God our Savior…desires all people to be saved and […]

Progress in the Kingdom Looks a Lot Like Retreat

Do you ever feel like your walk with Christ is “three steps forward, two steps back?” Relax, it’s normal. The journey of discipleship is not a linear progression like the building of a tower.  It is a cyclical journey like the growth of a tree.  (Read more about towers and trees here.) The process progresses […]

Unity and Peace – a prayer

Some cry “discovery” and “deliverance” while others cry “danger” and “division. Help us, Lord, to not fall prey to fear or arrogance, neither to feel that we have it all together, nor to forget that You do. Help us, Lord, to “maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” (Ephesians 4:3) –(amen)–