Staying On Mission When Discouragement Calls

Today we’ve arrived at the final question of the Stepping Into God’s Game Plan series, wrapping everything up with this thought:
What keeps you in God’s Game Plan…on mission, loving Him, loving others?

The simplest answer, for me, is God’s grace, but its forms are varied.
A […]

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How to Serve When You’re Afraid or Just Don’t Know What You’re Doing

Continuing this theme of grace in serving, today I’m writing to address the following question from the Stepping In panel:
“When has God called you to step out of your comfort zone to serve, and what was the result?”
God hasn’t asked me to do anything […]

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Serving Out Of Our Broken Places

It’s been a while, but before the holidays and the official Winter In Which A Family Member Of Mine Gets┬áSick Every Week began (still happening, unfortunately), we were talking here about serving and grace and going through a list of questions on the topic. […]

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Resolutions and Grace

Twelve days into January, I realize, is a little late to be talking about New Years resolutions. It’s a topic on my mind, however, so regardless of how delayed, typical, or even annoying blogging about it is, I’m doing it anyway!

Things are different this […]

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So Many Places to Serve – What’s For Me?

In my last post about learning to serve others out of pure love instead of a legalistic drive or need to impress, I mentioned some questions from a panel discussion called “Stepping into God’s Game Plan” and today I’ll address the first one –
Choice […]

By |October 28th, 2013|Categories: Chasing Grace, Ministry|Tags: , |4 Comments

The Grace to Serve

Scriptures like these have begun to change the way I think about serving:
…Because I have heard of your faith in The Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you…(Ephesians 1:15-16)
We always thank God….since we […]

By |October 22nd, 2013|Categories: Chasing Grace, Ministry|Tags: , |2 Comments

The simplicity of grace

A new blogging season has begun, and I’m writing from a bit of a different place these days. I know that the entirety of my life has been wrapped up in the beautiful grace of God, but my understanding of that grace has changed […]

By |October 2nd, 2013|Categories: Chasing Grace|Tags: , , |3 Comments