Tag: Grace


HOW THE GRINCH STEALS CHRISTMAS

Posted by Doug Ponder in Culture, Gospel, Life. 2 comments

21st December

Two Grinches threaten to steal Christmas each year, and there’s only way way to fight them.



THANKSGIVING: THE HOLIDAY FOR EVERY DAY

Posted by Doug Ponder in Culture, Family, God, Gospel, Life, Mission. 1 Comment

21st November

Thanksgiving means God is good, Jesus is Lord, the company is kind-hearted, and the potatoes are hot.



WOULD MARY GET AN EPIDURAL?

Posted by Doug Ponder in Culture, God, Life. 1 Comment

28th August

If Jesus were born today, would Mary get an epidural? Don’t laugh. It really matters.



FAITH THROUGH LOVE

Posted by Doug Ponder in God. No Comments

30th July

The only thing that matters is faith expressing itself through love.



THE GOSPEL CHANGES EVERYTHING

Posted by Doug Ponder in God, Mission. 1 Comment

26th June

The gospel is not everything, but it does change everything.



EVERYTHING IS AWESOME?

Posted by Doug Ponder in Culture, God, Life. 1 Comment

19th June

The ‘gospel’ according to The LEGO Movie isn’t good news at all. It’s a recipe for disaster.



WHAT WOULD JESUS EAT?

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7th June

We’re called to eat whatever is set before us, and to do it with gratitude. It’s all grace.



THE CHANNELS OF GRACE

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9th May

God uses specific “channels of grace” to bring his saving work into our lives.



THIS AIN’T PAINT BY NUMBERS

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3rd May

Salvation isn’t a do-it-yourself project. It’s a rescue mission.



LET’S TALK ABOUT THE TRUTH

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16th April

Truth is true for everyone, even if they can’t see it, whether it “works for them” or not.



CELEBRATING AND SACRIFICING

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12th April

Grace isn’t given to make us feel guilty; it’s given to make us grateful.



WITH US, FOR US, AGAINST US

Posted by Doug Ponder in God. No Comments

28th March

God is with us. God is for us. God is against us.