Golden Opportunities

In the wake of the recent attacks in Paris, much of our social discourse is in the midst of a collective wrestling match about immigrants. The current presidential primary campaign adds fuel to the proverbial fire.

The Greatest Mission

Today we as a grateful nation pause to honor the men, women, and families who have provided and protected our country’s freedoms as part of our armed forces. Even though we live in an imperfect nation and a world deeply impacted by sin, we enjoy great privilege because our military excels at a very clear mission and is given to extraordinary sacrifice. Thank you!

Giving Life to Death

Death is a central reality of life, it’s part of our present cultural season, and even an important theme in the Bible. It was also an ever-present topic in 2 Corinthians 4:7–18, our Open-Hearted sermon series passage last weekend at Grace.

Open Hearted: Dying to Live

For followers of Jesus, dying is temporary and living is permanent. Both are present realities, and both reflect the Gospel treasure.

Gospel Radiation

This past Sunday, Pastor Florent Varak and I team-taught from 2 Corinthians 4:1–6. Not only is this passage about evangelism and the Gospel of Jesus Christ magnificent, but so were Florent’s presence and his insight.

Open Hearted: Authentic Ambassadors

Pastor Mike Yoder and guest Pastor Florent Varak. God’s ambassadors radiate radically different mindsets, motivations, and (im)mortality because of their life in Christ.