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TheCallingofanElder

The Bible establishes some key qualifications for elders (Titus 1:6-9, Acts 20:28, 1 Peter 5:1–41 Timothy 3:1–7). They are to share this in common: a seasoned maturity in their Christian faith, and a solid commitment to the spiritual guidance of their church.

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BigThree

For every person who is part of the Grace Church family, our desire is that we will exalt Jesus Christ by making disciples who 1: Love Jesus, 2: Grow with others, and 3: Serve the world. Let’s take inventory for a moment in light of those statements. 

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StudyBreak

The Elders at Grace graciously decide to make provision for our Ministry Staff members to take a periodic Study Break every 5 years. It’s been 11 years since I took my last break, during which I finished up my doctoral project. I’m sensing that now is the time to make a similar investment, returning (I trust!) as a replenished and more effective leader. 

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TheGiftofForgiveness 

Need a last-minute gift idea?  Here’s one we might all consider…

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6ReasonsYouCanTrusttheBible 

Each Sunday, the Bible is a central part of our worship together. God's Word inspires the lyrics to our songs, directs our prayers, and is the source of many messages that I and other teachers bring. The Bible should also find a central place in our daily lives, guiding us to know and follow Jesus. How do we know that this bestselling book of all time—translated into nearly 2,500 languages—can be trusted?

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