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Posts from January 2019

Lessons in the Parables

Jesus taught the disciples by using parables. Parables are more than simple stories, and they are different from allegories. Come to worship this Sunday as we explore the nature of parables. We will focus on the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector from Luke 18: 9-14. In the next couple of months, several of our messages will examine specific parables.…

Three Questions

As we progress into the new year, it is helpful to ask some basic questions about our identity and calling as followers of Jesus. I am encouraging everyone to ask three basic questions as an ongoing prayer in 2019. First, who are we? This is an invitation to verbalize our self-understanding, ranging from “beloved child of God” to “sinner saved by God’s…

Happy New Year: Embracing New Goals & Fresh Starts

Happy New Year!  For me, starting a new year is an opportunity to embrace new goals. I am always happy with fresh starts. Many people include the goal of more active participation in church life as a new year’s resolution. January is therefore a very important time to extend hospitality to everyone who crosses our path here at Grace. We need every…