May 31, 2022
What's the most unfashionable spiritual practice today?
If you said fasting, you’d be in good company. It’s the means of grace that many people have difficulty practicing.
One of the many reasons we find fasting difficult is the consumeristic culture we live in. We live in a world with short attention spans, and...
May 24, 2022
This week as we focus on the sacrament of Holy Communion as a means of grace. You already know that the sacrament of Holy Communion is an outward and visible sign of an inward and spiritual grace. It’s a sign of God’s love for us. It’s a moment to be formed into the imago Dei.
Like the previous means of...
May 17, 2022
“All that increases our awareness of God is prayer.” -Rueben Job
Prayer is an invitation simply to be with God and to be in God's presence. That's all the hope we need, isn't it?
While you may think, “I know all I need to know about prayer,” today Tim and Sara offer a few reminders in the form of stories about...
May 10, 2022
Today, we’re exploring what it means to “search the scripture” as a means of grace.
When we search the scripture, we do so to encounter God. We can encounter God in prayer, in creation, in worship, in community, and yes, in the scripture. Encountering God in scripture is one of the primary means of grace.
May 3, 2022
The means of grace are wonderful ways to encounter God and grow in your relationship with Jesus. Sometimes, however, we confuse the means with the end. Join us this week to explore a few misunderstandings around the means of grace.
The means of grace are opportunities to grow in our understanding and experience of...