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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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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…

Friends & Family

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…

Social Issues

Immigration and your soul

In mid-June I went to Quito, Ecuador, for a short-term mission trip. I hadn’t been there in 12 years, so I was eager to…

Depression & Anxiety

1 reason why . . . you should have a conversation about 13 Reasons Why

What’s the 1 reason why you need to talk about 13 Reasons Why? Because you’re the parent.  If you don’t know what I’m talking about,…

Depression & Anxiety

Breaking the silence on mental health

It’s not unusual for the Royal Family to be in the news. But this time the reason is unusual. For the first time, two princes…

Prayer

Time to Pray

From election politics to the economy, from healthcare to social issues, this year has given us so many opportunities to talk about the serious…

Life’s Challenges

You are not free porn

Dear girls . . . lovely, beautiful tween and teenage girls, You are not free porn. I know you want the boy to like…

Friends & Family

Parenting by terror

As if parents don’t have enough fears for their children . . . Have you seen the most recent viral video where Coby Persin,…