Posts from January 2019

Grace.Forward! – 1/31/2019

Hey, Grace’rs, _______________ Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. In Christ, God has given us every spiritual blessing in heaven. In Christ, he chose us before the world was made. In his love he chose us to be his holy people—people without blame before him. And before the world was made, […]

Faith.Forward! – 1/27/2019

Hey, Grace’rs, Your Faith.Forward! Assignment: Set Aside. Each week, set aside $10. Make an account in your ledger to record it. Or take out $10 from the bank and put it in a drawer…however you keep track of it. At the end of the year you have $520 saved! And make sure to give 10% […]

Grace.Forward! – 1/24/2019

Hey, Grace’rs, _______________ I have learned to be content with whatever I have. I know what it is to have little, and I know what it is to have plenty. In any and all circumstances I have learned the secret of being well-fed and of going hungry, of having plenty and of being in need. I can […]

Faith.Forward! – 1/20/2019

Hey, Grace’rs, Your Faith.Forward! Assignment: Delay! Think about one thing you buy on a daily basis that in reality you could do without. For example, that $5 cup of coffee. Imagine giving up $5 five days a week for a year. That would save you $1300 a year! Consider delaying that purchase when the moment […]

Grace.Forward! – 1/17/2019

Hey, Grace’rs, _______________ Grace.Forward! Countdown to March 27, 2020 (15th Anniversary)   Grace Moment #15   In early December, 2004, Pastor Tim woke up one morning with the sense that God wanted him to start a new congregation. Tim had been on staff at Community Church of Joy for 22 years. He and Jan believed […]

Faith.Forward! – 1/13/2018

Hey, Grace’rs, Your Faith.Forward! Assignment: Assess! Before making any kind of purchase, take a breath and assess. Do I need this…or want this? Is this the best use of my money? If I don’t make this purchase, what are the downsides? What are the upsides? And if I do make the purchase what are the […]

Grace.Forward! – 1/10/2019

Hey, Grace’rs, _______________ Amazing Grace…how sweet the sound. That saved a wretch like me. I once was lost…but now I’m found, Was blind…but now I see! _______________ Grace gives us the eyes to see ahead. And what we see ahead is Jesus, leading us forward into life. As we continue our 15 month countdown to […]

Faith.Forward! – 1/6/2019

Hey, Grace’rs, Your Faith.Forward! Assignment: Take Stock! Go through a drawer, a closet, or your garage this week and thank God for what you have…and make a “give away” or “garage sale” pile of stuff you don’t need, want or use anymore. Also, check out this very easy way to bring sanity to your finances: […]

Grace.Forward! – 1/3/2019

Hey, Grace’rs, _______________ Forward: Any movement toward what is or is considered to be the front or the goal Directed toward a point in advance. — Follow me! —Jesus _______________ This week we begin our 15 month countdown to our 15th Anniversary (March 27, 2020). Our theme for the next 15 months: Grace.Forward!  In life we’re […]