Laying Down Hurt and Taking Up Comfort

Laying Down Hurt and Taking Up Comfort

This past Sunday at Grace Hills, Brandon shared a message of hope. A message about exchanging our hurt for the comfort that God so sweetly gives. It was a powerful and bold declaration that the Prince of Peace is present in the middle of our suffering. At the...
Approval Junkie

Approval Junkie

The beauty of His ways… when He is so real and so big to me that I need no other thing, person, job, money, fame, to satisfy me… well, then I am free. Free to love people. Free to chase dreams. Free to stand for justice. And free to be a champion of grace.

Peace is a Person

Peace is a Person

The book of James declares that we are at war because we want what others have, when we really need to be looking to God as the source of all that we want or need.

Let Mercy Triumph

Let Mercy Triumph

If you’re paying attention at all, I don’t have to tell you our world is hurting. Our churches are divided and struggling to find their footing. And yet this scripture is so clear. Love people – all people – regardless of their economic status, race, skin color, preferences, or struggles.

Finding Joy When Trouble is Everywhere

Finding Joy When Trouble is Everywhere

Joy does not come from our feelings about our suffering. Rather joy comes from what we believe about who our God is. Joy comes from a decision to believe that God is good, and does good, and that He loves me. Joy comes when I believe that God is in the business of turning opposition into opportunities. Joy comes when my desire to feel comfortable is replaced with a desire to know Jesus more, even if that intimacy is the result of suffering.

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