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Place in Grace: Teachers

We’ve all had teachers. Some we remember for the utter clarity of their lessons. Some we remember for their eccentric ways. Others are a bit hazier...
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Place in Grace: Shepherd/Pastor

In Ephesians 4:11, the Apostle Paul gives us a list of gifts from Jesus to his Church that includes the apostles, prophets, evangelists, shepherds, a...
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Place in Grace: Evangelist

Sometimes it seems like there is a shortage of good news in the world. Whether we are checking the balance of our bank account, watching the nightly n...
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Place in Grace: Prophets

In the Old Testament, the primary point of connection between God’s grace and God’s people was through a list of laws, rituals, and sacrifices so rigo...
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Place in Grace: God & Good Gifts

What do Christmas, birthdays, and anniversaries have in common? When I was a kid the answer would have been simple–presents, gifts, and cards fille...
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Place in Grace: Nations

In a recent TED talk, British diplomat Paddy Ashdown says that “we are now interlocked as nations, as individuals, in a way which has never been the c...
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Place in Grace: Neighborhood Notice

We love our super heroes don’t we? It seems like every year blockbuster movies tell the stories of heroic figures possessing extraordinary abilities. ...
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Place in Grace: Next Generation

Imagine two scenes: In the first scene, you arrive at a crowded restaurant with your entire family just after that time when everyone begins to get...