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You Can’t Hide From God’s Grace: Jim Pattison

By Jim Pattison

Jim Pattison gave his life to Christ at age 7. But after 34 years of being a Christian, he rejected God and indulged in a lifestyle of sexual depravity, losing his family and career in the process. Now a member of Grace Chapel, a Foursquare church in Springfield, Mo., Jim is a great example of God’s restorative grace.

 
 

The DNA of Longevity (Part 3): The Holy Spirit and Love

By Bill Shepson

In Part 3, we study what is perhaps the most important trait found in churches that have a lasting ministry: They reach out to people in love and in the power of the Holy Spirit. We discovered that the churches that have staying power put a high priority on showing love in practical ways and being sensitive to the Holy Spirit’s leading.

 
 

Devotionals

God Doesn’t Give Up On Us

By Glenn Burris Jr.

He pastored one of the fastest-growing Foursquare churches ever but a painful mistake meant starting over.

 
 

Devotionals

Deliberate Acts of Grace

By Glenn Burris Jr.

Committing ourselves to becoming an extension of the grace, mercy, love and hope that we have received releases an amazing gift to those most in need.

 
 

Devotionals

People Before Policy

By Glenn Burris Jr.

People before policy is God’s value. Ever inconvenienced, God continually practices what He preaches by responding to us with grace and mercy.

 
 

Devotionals

Turn Right: Into On-Coming Traffic

By Glenn Burris Jr.

The GPS system directed us to turn into on-coming traffic, a gentle reminder that blindly following directions will lead to disaster.

 
 

Devotionals

An Act of Spontaneous Kindness

By Glenn Burris Jr.

In the final game of the Little League World Series a home run won the game and the losing pitcher crumpled to the ground in tears. Instead of celebrating, the winning team consoled their opponent. That’s a spontaneous act of kindness.

 
 

Devotionals

Celebrating the Day You Were Supposed to Die

By Glenn Burris Jr.

The Jewish holiday Purim celebrates the day the nation of Israel was supposed to be annihilated but weren’t. Perhaps we should also celebrate the times when God has turned the tables.

 
 

Devotionals

Letting Go of Mistakes

By Glenn Burris Jr.

Dustin forgot about the bike rack on top of the car and drove straight into the garage. Oops. We all make mistakes, but sometimes we need help letting them go.