Posts with the tag “faith”

Words of Grace | Psalm 23 | The LORD is my shepherd...
May 14th, 2024
Psalm 23: “The LORD is my shepherd…” (Who He Is)One of the most astonishing aspects of this verse is often quickly passed over because we move so fast to the primary image of the sheep and the shepher...  Read More
by Grace Church
Why Are Christians So Hateful? (Especially Towards the LGBTQ Community)
May 3rd, 2024
Why Are Some Christians So Hateful (Especially Towards LGBTQ Community)?Sadly, Often the first encounter many people outside the church have with Christians is one of hate, judgment, and fear.  Christ...  Read More
by Grace Church
Dangerous Lies About Mental Health
May 19th, 2023
Dangerous Lies About Mental HealthMay is Mental Health Awareness Month, so we want to put a spotlight on an issue that is very prevalent in the world, that has been for a while, but has also seen an u...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
Grace Church Board
March 3rd, 2023
The Grace Church Board is responsible for the overall governance of the network of Grace Churches. During their quarterly gatherings, they take a high level look at both the qualitative and quantitati...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
The Deeply Formed Life: Mindful practices in a Mundane World
February 10th, 2023
 Mindful Practices in a Mundane WorldOrdinary practices are opportunities to glorify God. Deeply formed life is not compartmentalized.How do we live a deeply formed spiritual life in the mundane world...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
The Deeply Formed Life: Self-Examination in a Superficial World
January 13th, 2023
Text: Genesis 12-37; Exodus 20:1-6Resource: The Deeply Formed Life (Ch. 5-6) by Rich VillodasGod promises Abram a family so large that he would become a great nation:"The Lord said to Abram, "Go from ...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
Offstage Christmas: King Herod
December 9th, 2022
Historical Setting: King Herod ruled from 37 B.C. over the kingdom of Israel, assigned by Romans in 40 B.C. Ruled with power and might. He was intent on proving to the world that he was the Messianic ...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
Giving Tuesday + Hesed Community Church
November 18th, 2022
GIVING TUESDAY + Hesed Community ChurchOver the years, Grace Church has partnered with Hesed Community Church in Detroit with a focus on supporting the neighborhood, sharing our resources and developi...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
What is God's Will for My Life?
November 11th, 2022
The will of God is one of the most confusing phrases in the Christian vocabulary. In Scripture God’s will has two sides: God’s will of decree - these have been ordained, will come to pass and thus ca...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
Ten Thousand Reasons (Faith Works)
November 4th, 2022
The summary of James is saying - that faith without works is dead - sounds diametrically opposed to what Paul says - that we are made right with God by faith alone, not by works. Upon closer examinati...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
It Is Well (Trials)
October 18th, 2022
When James is writing to the early church, he is writing to a church that has experienced immense suffering and persecution. The trials were endless, the oppression was severe and there was temptation...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett