Teaching Grace

By Transformation Information
Whether it takes place quickly—as in a sudden conversion experience—or gradually—as people find nurture in the church—God's grace is the key to… read more

Ditching Our Stewardship Campaign - for Discipleship

By Martin Thielen
A few months ago our ministry team made tentative plans for this fall's stewardship campaign. A few weeks later we ditched that plan. Instead, we are going to lead a discipleship… read more

Seeking Mrs. Jesus

By Josh Tinley
So. Did Jesus have a wife? Last week Professor Karen L. King of Harvard Divinity School revealed that she'd identified the phrase, "Jesus said to them, 'My wife . . . ,' " written … read more

Information in a Human Format

By Robert Spain
Scenes of those camped out waiting for the "coming-of-something" showered our living rooms. My clock radio alarm was doing a time count-down at 6 a.m. this morning. It was on the… read more

Lectionary-Based Faith Formation

By Dirk deVries
What is the Lectionary? The lectionary is a set of readings we hear week by week in Sunday worship. The lectionary has a three-year cycle that focuses each year on a different… read more

Linking the Lectionary and Church Seasons

By Dirk deVries
The lectionary is not a chronological approach to reading the Bible, nor is it a book-by-book approach. Each week the scripture readings are closely linked to the seasons of… read more

Does That Muslim Have to Go to Hell So I Don’t?

By Robert A. Ratcliff
"I guess I'm not a Christian anymore," he said, "since I can't believe that people who aren't Christian are going to hell." My young adult friend–let's call him… read more

Hiding and Being Found

By Emily Freeman
The little white house on Gladstone Avenue had a driveway that ran the length of it on the right side. The gravel popped and crackled under the weight of any car coming through… read more

Doctor, Doctor

By Ronnie McBrayer
It was that time of year once again, time for my annual physical; and I had been dreading it as badly as one can dread anything. But my dread was for reasons beyond the obvious… read more

The Tension Between Doing and Being

By Rueben P. Job
Consider it a gift when you keenly feel the tension between doing and being. It is a positive sign of your awareness of God's call, a sign of your maturity in Christ and one of… read more

How Old Is God?

By Ross West
Revelation 1:4b-8 How old do you think God is? Is God a baby? a child? a teenager? a young adult? a senior adult? An old saying says there are no right answers to a wrong… read more

Some Fears Aren't All They're Cracked Up to Be

By Ronnie McBrayer
In August of 1871 a man sent a letter to his wife claiming that he had been swindled by employees of the Wells Fargo Company and vowed to pay them back. So, he began robbing their … read more
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