Tag Archives: grace turned outward

Keep the door open

I will count Egypt and Babylon among those who know me—     also Philistia and Tyre, and even distant Ethiopia.     They have all become citizens of Jerusalem! Regarding Jerusalem it will be said,     “Everyone enjoys … Continue reading

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Turning Grace inside out

“Grace needs to be turned inside out so that we can see what God’s really doing in there.” That is the way Bram Floria, my guest last night on BlogTalkRadio responded to my question about what “Grace Turned Outward” looks … Continue reading

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The radical grace of Jesus

God’s grace is radical. God’s grace is so radical that it doesn’t just change the rules; it does away with the rules entirely. God’s grace creates a fundamental change in the way we relate to God. It rewrites the book … Continue reading

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What would Grace do?

Remember the WWJD (What Would Jesus Do?) movement? It was certainly full of good intentions. It was a way of remembering that we do not live for ourselves; we live for the one we serve, Jesus Christ. And since we … Continue reading

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You’re not the only one

I used to think that I was right A lonely candle in the night And while the heart of the world was breaking I could not feel the aching The mantle had passed down to me This thing was my … Continue reading

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Two thousand seventeen

Welcome to 2017. I’m not so sure we’re all thrilled to be here, but we should be, and here’s why. What with Russia hacking, Trump tweeting, Congress bleating, the media screeching, and the church in large part running the other … Continue reading

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A different kind of church

The Catch is a place where believing is not necessary for belonging. We have people at various stages of belief and unbelief. If you are on the journey, you may walk with us. Belief is not the absence of doubt, … Continue reading

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Being bad enough for Grace

Some of the best comments about the national mood in America so far have come from our northern neighbors in Canada. Perhaps that’s because a little distance can give you a certain perspective on things. As an example, Drew, from … Continue reading

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