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A Fresh Start: For Your Money – Time of Grace

When accumulating more and more money becomes the center of our universe, we end up with darkness, worry, and eventual loss. But when we seek God first, satisfying our hearts with the presence and promises of God, money finds its rightful place in our lives. Our loving Father can become our true treasure, freeing us […]

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A Fresh Start: For Your Body – Time of Grace

This message takes us back to the beginning, to physical life as God intended, and reminds us of the Father who gave us life and wants only what is best for his kids. In addition, it reminds us of the “image of God” that we have through Jesus, a spiritual reality that gives even our […]

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A Fresh Start: With Jesus – Time of Grace

Jesus said that those who humbly confess their need of God’s grace (instead of self-righteously comparing themselves to others) will be justified and exalted in the eyes of God. Perhaps, then, repentance is the most liberating way to live! Source: A Fresh Start: With Jesus – Time of Grace

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Simply Christmas: Seek. Speak. Think. – Time of Grace

This week on Time of Grace, watch the final part of my Simply Christmas series. Christmas might be over, but God’s grace in Jesus is forever! Life slows down after Christmas. The season passes, and the winter blues begin. But not on that first Christmas. No, the shepherds were bursting with good news and blurted it out […]

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Simply Christmas: The Price of Peace – Time of Grace

This week on Time of Grace, watch the fourth part of my Simply Christmas series. I’m sure you have lots of favorite Christmas songs. I want to tell you about my favorite one. It was sung by angels! There are many classic Christmas songs, but nothing quite matches the first song of Christmas, the song of the angels […]

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Simply Christmas: Best. Gift. Ever. – Time of Grace

This week on Time of Grace, watch the third part of my Simply Christmas series. You’ll learn just how loved you are when you see God’s Christmas gift for you. Few things are as exciting as finding a Christmas gift labeled To: You. The label means someone thought about you. Someone loved you. Someone searched for just […]

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Simply Christmas: One Gift Fits All? – Time of Grace

This week on Time of Grace, watch the second part of my Simply Christmas series. You’ll see that God welcomes all people into his family. Christmas is a time when families gather together . . . for better or for worse. Tense relationships rise to the surface. Sins take center stage. And the holidays take on some […]

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Simply Christmas: A Virgin REALLY Gave Birth – Time of Grace

This week on Time of Grace, I’m starting a new series called Simply Christmas. For five weeks I’ll focus on the miracle of Jesus’ birth and what it means for you. Many people view Christmas as a season of wishes, dreams, and heartwarming tales. Rudolph, Frosty, Tiny Tim, and other fictional figures make us all feel good. […]

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Sexpectations: Sex Is Unnecessary – Time of Grace

Do you think sex is required for a satisfying life? If you listen to the messages in the world around you, you might think sex is essential. But by itself, sex falls horribly short of offering the most satisfying life of all—a life you can have with or without sex. Watch Time of Grace this week to […]

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Sexpectations: Sex Is Fiery – Time of Grace

This week on Time of Grace, I want to talk to you about how important it is to use God’s gift of sex as he intended. The same blessing that can be so good can burn us when it’s not used in the way that God maps out for us in his Word. Learn more in […]