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eGrace – 9/6/2018

Hey, Grace’rs, This weekend we launch a new series: Would the Real Christians Please Stand Up!  A Reckless Guide to Dangerously Good Faith.  Looking at stories from the life of Jesus we’re going to focus on what it means to follow Jesus in the 21st Century.  It’s going to be an important, compelling series.  Families […]

eGrace 8/30/2018

Hey, Grace’rs, Today is a day we celebrate the life of our Senator, John McCain. Take some time today to pray for his family as they continue to grieve and say their goodbyes. This weekend: We wrap up our series on Helping Homes Thrive. This weekend: Soul Time! Families with last names starting with A-F […]

eGrace 8/22/2018

Hey, Grace’rs, A big, big weekend for three reasons: 1) We continue our series on Helping Homes Thrive. This weekend: What’s the Point of Marriage? (Jan and I will celebrate our 39th wedding anniversary this weekend so a good time for me to talk about this subject!) Families with last names starting with S-Z have […]

eGrace 8/8/2018

Hey, Grace’rs, This weekend is a don’t miss weekend—and this isn’t just hype! This weekend Associate Pastor candidate Kathleen Lotz and her family will be at all three services. I will be interviewing her during the sermon time to give you a chance to get to know her. And you will have a chance to […]

eGrace 7/26/2018

Hey, Grace’rs, Hopefully you saw my hernia recovery update on Tuesday. The good news is that I’m on the mend. The not so good news is that it will take me about 4-6 weeks to fully recover. The doctor told me that abdominal hernia surgery is much more painful and slower to heal than groin […]

eGrace 7/19/2018

Hey, Grace’rs, A week ago I had abdominal hernia surgery. I’ve had this hernia since I was in my 20’s but at that time, because of where the hernia was located, there was no surgical option. Now there is! But, because of where the hernia was located the recovery time is far slower (and more […]

eGrace 7/12/2018

Hey, Grace’rs, The pace of life is radically different from when I was a kid. Sundays were sacred…literally. Nothing was open. No stores. Very few restaurants. No kids sports were played. It was a day set aside for worship. It seems a quaint, old-fashioned idea today when there are so many many things one can […]