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Being a Christian in the world today isn’t always easy. Find help from God’s Word for navigating some of the issues that come up in everyday life.

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Thinking of Having an Abortion? Who Knows There’s a Baby There?

Maybe right now you’re thinking it’s early in the pregnancy and now’s the time to do it because no one will know. But is that true, that no one will know?

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Abortion: What Does God Say? Abortion and the Womb (Part 1)

Abortion is one of culture’s most complex debates, spilling onto street corners, courtrooms, and social media. But what does the Bible say about this issue, if anything? How should followers of Jesus feel personally about abortion, given the multitude of reasons that unplanned pregnancies are ended? Part 1 of 2.

Living My Faith

Abusive talk

One of my children patiently explained to me once why he would ridicule and belittle his younger sibling. “Dad,” he said, “I’m just getting…

Living My Faith

Ambition in the church

These are hard days to be in authority in the church. We live in an age of severe antiauthoritarianism. It seems as if nobody…

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Paying the price for being incomplete

We are underperforming in many important arenas because the teams on the field are incomplete. Too many things are still under the thumbs of…

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Should we be optimistic or pessimistic about humanity?

People are really frustrated with each other right now. There’s no shortage of issues on political, cultural, and personal life levels that can leave…

Living My Faith

The spiritual-but-not-religious experiment

Do you know someone who is “spiritual but not religious”? After witnessing a thousand sex and/or stealing scandals and overhearing a million petty fights…

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Confronting manipulators

This week on Time of Grace, Pastor Mike cleared up a common misconception. When Jesus said, “Where two or three gather in my name,…

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Tough Questions With Pastor Mike

This week, Pastor Mike answers tough questions from from viewers like you.

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Love your country

It might be my imagination, but it sure seems to me that our country is getting more polarized every year. Politically, of course—election seasons…

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How Do We Approach the Political Divide of Our Country?

2020 was a very political year that divided the country and families. How does Jesus want us to approach this issue of division, and how would Jesus handle it? This week, Pastor Mike answers tough questions from from viewers like you.

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Is Birth Control in Marriage OK?

How is birth control in marriage acceptable? Doesn’t God say to enjoy the gift of sex and multiply? This week, Pastor Mike answers tough questions from from viewers like you.