Grace Debrief 9/23/18

I had a crush on Mrs. Hopper, my second grade teacher. She was beautiful and kind and smart. But she never knew of my interest. Because, well, I was in second grade and she was an adult and I was afraid to let her know that I was taken with her. That was an insurmountable...

September 25, 2018July 9, 2020by

Grace Debrief 9/16/18

The Jews who are reading this letter – the letter to the Hebrews – are struggling with the implications of the Jesus Way. For many reasons, the pressure to bail on Christianity was great. They were not sure they could completely trust this new arrangement.  But they’re not unlike all of us. Because we all...

September 20, 2018July 9, 2020by

Grace Debrief 9/9/18

“Promises are made to be broken.” That’s the way it feels sometimes, isn’t it? We’ve all been promised things only to have those promises broken.  How do you know what promises you can trust? When you’re looking to get some home repairs done, how do you know you can trust the people doing the work?...

September 10, 2018July 9, 2020by

Grace Debrief 9/2/18

At our Kinship Service, we engaged in inspired worship and shared some pressing needs for prayer. We learned more about Lynette Weidner – especially her vocation as a dental hygienist. We learned from Lynette how she helps patients feel at ease, and how God figures into her work. We talked about how church can be...

September 4, 2018July 9, 2020by