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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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Friends & Family

Praying for your spouse

A few years ago, my pastor preached a sermon on marriage. He gave us a prayer he thought we might find helpful as we…

Friends & Family

Your children will die

A friend and I joke that we’re worst-case-scenario moms, able to easily imagine everything that could possibly go wrong with our kids. While we…

Bible 101

If God is good, then where did evil come from?

I want you to trust every word of the Bible . . . . . . even from the very first page. That’s why…

Bible 101

God or science? Wrong question.

Dan Brown, author of the Da Vinci Code and more recently Origin, is one of the most successful authors of all time. According to Brown’s own admission,…

Life’s Challenges

You must not love God enough

This week I’ve heard some pretty sad stories from Christians. They shared with me that they are going through hard times (or have in…

Bible 101

The Bible can be bad for you

The Bible can be bad for you. Will I get in trouble for saying that? Because I mean it. It might be safer for…

Bible 101

The Bible can be bad for you

The Bible can be bad for you. Will I get in trouble for saying that? Because I mean it. It might be safer for…

Social Issues

Are we destroying the planet? Does it matter?

Recently a young woman told me, “I’m really concerned about the environment. I keep on hearing that all my purchases are changing the climate….

Social Issues

Are we destroying the planet? Does it matter?

Recently a young woman told me, “I’m really concerned about the environment. I keep on hearing that all my purchases are changing the climate….

Depression & Anxiety

Loving the ones left behind after a suicide

With the suicides of both Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, suicide is again at the top of our national conversation—and for good reason. Last…

Prayer

What’s your prayer posture?

As a child, I was taught that when you pray you close your eyes and bow your head. Well, obviously that makes sense—because a…

Friends & Family

Parenting is not all rainbows and unicorns

Can I be honest? All the memes in the world about cherishing each day with your kids are a little annoying. The most recent…