Tagged: grace

Was Jesus Ever Hangry?

By John Backman Did Jesus ever lose his cool? Did he doubt his mission? Really, how human was Jesus—and what does the answer mean for us? Lately, while studying the Gospel of Matthew, I’ve...

Why We Need More Curiosity and Grace

By Megan Staub I moved from Pennsylvania to South Carolina two weeks before a major, evacuation-inducing hurricane and five weeks before last year’s presidential election. I discovered that there’s nothing like a natural disaster...

Village or Mob?

by Shannon Pipkin I have three amazing, curious, and active children. We’ve had our share of heart-stopping moments thus far: Son broke his clavicle rolling off the couch at 18 months. Where was a...

An Education in Grace

by Tim Chaddick For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present...

Power, Grace, and the Cross of Christ

by J. R. Daniel Kirk How we tell the Christian story matters. It matters because in every telling there will be a depiction of God. And because it is a Christian telling of the...

Make Us Dangerous Women and Men

A prayer for the church Dear God, please make us dangerous women and men. Bless us with a tremendously restless discomfort with easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, so that we may seek truth...