Grace Debrief 10/22/17

Time is a bully. It pushes us around; it beats us up; it gets in our way; it makes demands on us; it gets nasty and makes our lives miserable.  We dread it when we have to face off with it. We lose it when we run out of it.  This is not God’s intention....

October 24, 2017July 9, 2020by

Grace Debrief 10/15/17

We’ve got a problem with tomorrow. It doesn’t exist. It’s not there. You can’t know it, can’t see it, can’t change it, can’t add to it, can’t take away from it. But we try to do these things all the time. Here’s the hard truth about time, according to James: “Come now, you who say,...

October 16, 2017July 9, 2020by

Grace Debrief 10/8/17

Is time rigid? Or is it fluid and flexible? Is it only our perception that makes some time go slow and other time move fast? Today I used two visual illustrations for the way we look at time. Time often is viewed as toy construction blocks. Seconds form minutes, minutes form hours, hours form days,...

October 9, 2017July 9, 2020by

Grace Debrief 10/1/17

At our Kinship service today, we sang out strong with Grace Band in some heartfelt worship. We heard Dr. Tamez tell us a little about his work as a family physician, and we learned from him that healing happens best within a supportive community. We took a look at James 5:13-16, an interesting and perplexing...

October 2, 2017July 9, 2020by