November 29, 2021

Speaking Of Life 4002 | The Sunrise of Peace

Every time we see the sunrise in all of its splendor and glory, we can certainly feel a sense of warmth and hope for another day. Let us look upon Jesus as he remains to bring light and love into our fractured world just as we hope that the sun will rise again tomorrow.
November 22, 2021

Speaking Of Life 4001 | Hope is the Final Word

Speaking Of Life 4001 | Hope is the Final Word Greg Williams When we think of passages to read for Christmas, we usually don’t flip straight to Jeremiah. The “weeping prophet” spent most of his career watching Israel be brutally and violently cleansed by Babylon. He was imprisoned, kidnapped, and left in a cistern to […] The post Speaking Of Life 4001 | Hope is the Final Word appeared first on Grace Communion International.
November 15, 2021

Speaking Of Life 3052 | Royal Flush

Speaking Of Life 3052 | Royal Flush Cara Garrity If you know anything about the game of poker, you are probably familiar with what is called, a “Royal Flush.” A Royal Flush is made up of the ten, Jack, Queen, King, and Ace cards that are all the same suit. What’s significant about this hand […] The post Speaking Of Life 3052 | Royal Flush appeared first on Grace Communion International.
November 8, 2021

Speaking Of Life 3051 | The Underdog’s Tale

Speaking Of Life 3051 | The Underdog’s Tale Greg Williams One of the most famous story plots in history is the tale of the underdog. From the oldest story of the slave who turns out to be royalty, to the modern sports movie about the unlikely heroes who never let go of their dreams—we resonate […] The post Speaking Of Life 3051 | The Underdog’s Tale appeared first on Grace Communion International.
November 1, 2021

Speaking Of Life 3050 | Like Kin

Speaking Of Life 3050 | Like Kin Jeff Broadnax When I was 18 years old, I met someone who would change my life for the better. Here’s the catch: we couldn’t have been more different as people.  John was a white man from Great Britain; I was a black kid from Cincinnati, Ohio. He was […] The post Speaking Of Life 3050 | Like Kin appeared first on Grace Communion International.
October 25, 2021

Speaking Of Life 3049 | The Jesus Subtext

Jesus was surrounded by his adversaries waiting for him to make a mistake when one of the scribes asked him a question to challenge his authority. Jesus’ response of love and invitation, reveals his heart for us
October 18, 2021

Speaking Of Life 3048 | Refuge in the Storm

Being caught in the middle of a terrible storm is one unimaginable experience that you hope not to endure. The unavoidable devastation can leave you helpless. The Psalmist reminds us that Jesus brings peace to our chaotic storms in life. And even after the storm, he is there to guide us, restore us, and surround us with his love.
October 11, 2021

Speaking Of Life 3047 | Upside-Down Selfie with Jesus

Selfies have become the new autograph of the 21st century. Nowadays, we try to be shameless when grabbing a quick selfie with anyone we admire or look up to. The time you spend doing a selfie might only take a second with someone but Jesus invites us into experiencing his loving presence beside us for all eternity. He is always there for us with arms wide open.
October 4, 2021

Speaking Of Life 3046 | The Midas Touch

From buying products that we don’t need online to keeping up with the latest in fashion and technology, consumerism has consumed humanity more than ever. The story of King Midas tells us how material things can easily take our eyes away from what is important. God reminds us in Mark why surrendering everything we have can be a blessing and embracing the truth that Jesus is more than sufficient.
September 27, 2021

Speaking Of Life 3045 | A Broken Rib and a Handful of Dirt

The bass provides a reference point for music, setting the mood and tone. The Bass note through the Bible is God’s goodness. In fellowship with our Triune God and one another, we experience the fullness of his goodness.