GRACE This Week

4 years ago, this is what I wrote to you: Here we Go! With God’s faithfulness as our net, we now take a leap of faith and launch into a new and exciting season in the life of our church. I have never seen a group of people more excited. What a powerful moment it […]

GRACE This Week

Sunday was a great start to a new year at GRACE Church. This Sunday, I will continue in our Revisiting GRACE series with “Know GRACE” In our culture, we talk about a “grace period.” We talk about athletes and ballet dancers moving with “grace.” We talk about giving ourselves “grace” especially in these wearying years of […]

GRACE This Week

Christmas is over. The tree will soon come down- if it hasn’t already. The diet is about to begin. Now it’s turkey soup every night. Not quite. The holiday spirit rolls on! Our tree is still up. We’ve got boxes of chocolates open on the table. We are still glowing from the candles and still […]

GRACE This Week

Just last Sunday, I shared that we have surpassed our goal for the SHINE BRIGHT Campaign! And gifts are continuing to come in. Your remarkable generosity will allow us to borrow less than we anticipated to complete our new campus and live into the SHINE Vision. It has been overwhelming to be your pastor and […]

GRACE This Week

Six years ago, I was just your guest preacher. I had no idea that the people I saw out in the congregation that weekend in all those services would be people that I would know and love. I had no idea that God would give me and Mark the privilege of being your pastors and […]

GRACE This Week

This week, I will wrap up our Dear Church series, with “Dear GRACE.” The past few weeks, we’ve been looking at what Jesus had to say to those first-century churches and how it applies to us today. Over the last weeks, I asked our elders to join me in praying about what Jesus would write to […]

GRACE This Week

Sunday, I will continue in our series, Dear Church. Last Sunday, we looked at the churches that got all praise and had no problems. This weekend, I’ll preach us through the letters to the churches in Revelation that got no praise and had plenty of problems. If you want to read in advance of Sunday, […]

GRACE This Week

Sunday is coming…. And there are some important things for you to know. First, Sunday is “Fall-Back” Sunday. Set your clocks back an hour. Practically, that means one extra hour of sleep. Enjoy that added grace-filled hour. Second, you don’t want to miss Sunday morning worship. We will continue in our Dear Church Series with […]

GRACE This Week

Last week, we started our Dear Church sermon series in the Book of Revelation. For the next few weeks, we are looking at letters written to some of the earliest Christian communities, all located in Asia, or Modern Turkey. These letters, from Jesus, are written to specific churches. So, it’s important that we understand the context of each church […]

GRACE This Week

I want to start up with a very important update from our Building Committee. More about an exciting Sunday after this update… AN UPDATE FROM OUR BUILDING COMMITTEE October 22, 2021 Quite a bit has transpired since the last update towards the end of June. You are aware that we selected a site contractor, the existing building […]