Growing in Grace- Links 4/13

Links from around the web to help you grow in grace! Click below to read. 7 Ways to Protect and Pass on the Gospel The importance of the church in proclaiming the gospel and some practical steps. Safe, Comfortable, and Unhappy: Finding Life by Overcoming Fear “Cowardice may seem distant and personally irrelevant to the average American with the average day job, but we Christ … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 4/13

5 Truths We Can Learn From Ezekiel About Ministry

In the first three chapters of Ezekiel we see his call to ministry. Ezekiel was given a specific task for a specific time, but we can all learn from his call to ministry. When I say ‘ministry,’ I don’t just mean vocational ministry, although that is included. If you are a believer, you have a ministry. You have friends and family that need to hear … Continue reading 5 Truths We Can Learn From Ezekiel About Ministry

Hope For Those in Exile

Disappointment is defined as “the feeling of sadness or displeasure caused by the nonfulfillment of one’s hopes or expectations.” We live our lives with expectations, whether we realize them or not, and when those expectations are not met we are frustrated and/or disappointed. The first three verses of Ezekiel give us the context of Ezekiel’s ministry. He’s with the exiles by the Chebar canal in … Continue reading Hope For Those in Exile

Growing in Grace- Links 3/30

A collection of links from around the web this week to encourage you in your growth! Click the links below. Keep it Simple: Loving Our Neighbors as Ourselves is Two-Sided “When the music swells, when the blood boils, when we’re sure we’ve been wronged, Jesus’ expectation seems like a pipe dream. Love might bear, believe, hope and endure all things—but surely not these things.” Don’t … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 3/30

Growing in Grace- Links 3/22

A collection of links to encourage your growth. Click links below: Down Syndrome: The Bigger Picture, A Better Dream “In an instant, the dreams I had envisioned for our family’s future crumbled in my hands, like hardened mud breaking apart at the slightest touch. Nowhere, in all of my dreaming in life, had Down syndrome ever entered the picture. I felt that life as we … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 3/22

Battling Discouragement

We all battle discouragement throughout our life. It might come about because of a situation we are dealing with or something we see on the news. Sometimes it cannot even be explained, we just wake up one morning and feel discouraged. When it comes, it hits us like a wave and floods our soul with grief, worry, and hopelessness. It can quickly debilitate us and … Continue reading Battling Discouragement

Growing in Grace- Links 3/16

A collection of links from around the web to encourage you in your growth. Click below to read. Is Hospitality Your Mentality? “Rather than opening and sharing our homes, the current American Dream is that each family member has his or her own room, their own screen, and their own bathroom. The typical American home built in the 1950s was 1,700 square feet, while in … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 3/16