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Follow Pastor Mike and the other Time of Grace blog writers as they cover a wide variety of topics. Though each writer’s unique style and perspective give each post a different flavor, all of their writing will help you reflect more deeply on the grace of God in your life and how you can live your life to serve him.

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Laugh a little

Life can be so serious. There’s a lot of important stuff going on, important things we need to be doing, and important matters we…

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Choose your own adventure with God this summer

If your Bible reading has sloughed a little these last weeks (er, months), Haggai is the perfect book to get you back into it….

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Known and loved

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A guy in a suit and tie walks into a bar; everyone in the place turns…

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Love is an action

When I started dating my wife, I wrote her long love letters. I poured out my deep emotions in poetic prose. I waited to…

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Let’s talk about sex (and God)

“So, what did your parents teach you about sex?” one of my friends asked a mutual friend as we devoured pizza on his back…

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Being human

When my youngest daughter was born, she came out crying. The doctor said, “It’s a girl!” but my daughter just cried at the sound…

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Doing life with others

Depending on how you view it, we just enjoyed/endured one of the most romantic/lamest holidays of the year, and I’m not referring to Presidents’…

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Do you have a spiritual house cleaner?

For Christmas, my husband contacted a friend who has a cleaning business and surprised me with six months of housecleaning. Now, before I get…

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God help me assume the best and speak no ill

“We should fear and love God that we do not tell lies about our neighbor, betray him, or give him a bad name, but…

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Forgive and learn

Perhaps you’re familiar with the saying “forgive and forget.” This concept takes its cue from God’s Word in Jeremiah 31:34: “I will forgive their…

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The two most important things I say to my kids

If you were to ask my kids to do an impression of me, they would probably pronounce (in a funny voice, because that’s apparently…

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Do you think of me differently now?

We sat across from each other in a moment of silence. He had just shared with me some personal struggles. He was confused and…