Pastors’ Blog

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    Country Boy to City Living to City Loving
    Zac Hess—March 24

    If people are moving to cities, then we need to be where people are. Therefore, we must move, live, and work in cities.

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    Our Mission Isn’t Changing
    Dustin Speaks—March 20

    Let’s be reminded of what God has truly called us to…not a building, not a capital campaign, not building our own kingdom. God has called us to multiply devoted followers of Jesus, and we are committed to chasing after that calling no matter what!

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    The Family Invention
    David Nicodemus—March 6

    As a part of a family, you have responsibilities. You have a role to play. The family of God needs you and you need the family of God. What an amazing invention, God’s family…and we get to be part of it!

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    My Gracious Dermatitis (Grace-a-titis)
    Danny Nathan—March 3

    What my flesh craves is not what God destined me for, nor what He knows is best for me. He has not only rescued me from my sin, but He continues to save me from myself…

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    The Siege of Jerusalem
    Beau Stanley—March 1

    The story of the siege of Jerusalem is not the most familiar story in the Bible. Not by a long shot.

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    One Thing Missing
    Bernie Simmons—February 27

    Can there be anything worse than a husband promising his wife he’ll pick up items on her grocery list on his way home, then when she’s unpacking the bags she says, “Where’s the milk? That was first on my list!”

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    God and Mass Killing
    Mike Yoder—February 24

    How can a loving God condone or even command the killing of whole groups of people? If we are to trust a deity who seems vengeful, how can we reconcile this with our sense of compassion and justice?

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    Reaching the Least Reached Without Leaving Our City
    Dustin Speaks—February 20

    We believe God is able to do more than we can ask or imagine. We believe God is able to change hearts of stone into hearts of flesh. We believe that God is able to do the things that look impossible to us!

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    Pregnancy Decision Health Centers and Grace
    Jim Augspurger—February 17

    Grace Polaris Church and Pregnancy Decision Health Centers: this is a partnership that began 32 years ago when a task force was formed at Grace to investigate the possibility of establishing a pro-life pregnancy center in the northern part of Columbus.

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    I Promise!
    Jonathan Wiley—February 15

    “I promise.” Those are words you rarely hear from my mouth, and my upbringing has everything to do with it. My parents placed a premium on the truth. Lying was not tolerated. A promise was sacred and not to be spoken casually.