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Grace Moments are daily devotions written by Pastor Mike and many other Time of Grace writers. These Bible-based messages cover a wide variety of topics and help you experience a satisfied life as you see God all around you. Join the thousands of people who receive these devotions for encouragement by subscribing to have them delivered to your inbox each morning.

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Living My Faith

They use Jesus against us

Maybe Jesus was having a bad day when he told a story where the hero was a dishonest manager. Maybe he felt discouraged by…

Living My Faith

Be ready

As a Christian, you’ll stick out when you don’t bash Jessica in office gossip, when you don’t mock Randy’s new fashion disaster, when you…

Living My Faith

Unstoppable

Let’s say you’re a contestant on Jeopardy. One of the categories is “The Bible.” Right in your wheelhouse. When it’s your turn, you get…

Living My Faith

Remember, you are blessed

When did you last contemplate the blessings you’ve received from God? Have you thought about it like this psalmist? “Surely you have granted him…

Life’s Challenges

I’ll be happy when . . .

I’ll be happy when I’m done with school. I’ll be happy when I’m married. I’ll be happy when I have kids. I’ll be happy…

Life’s Challenges

What are we for?

We Christians often state what we’re against. That way of arguing is called polemics. It’s taking others down by picking apart their belief systems….

Life’s Challenges

Rockin’ to the oldies

My apologies to any of you who don’t have oldies yet. You will. I think often of my former students who are trapped in…

Depression & Anxiety

Control is fleeting, but GOD is forever

I learned from a local doctor how common it is for teenage girls to cut themselves. Self-harm might seem like odd behavior, but the…

Who is God?

Comfort is fleeting, but GOD is forever

“Can I put on my comfies?” That question is asked nearly every night in my home. When Kim or I come home from work,…

Who is God?

Health is fleeting, but GOD is forever

Unless my doctor is lying to me, my body isn’t getting any better. My 6’3” frame has compressed to 6’2” (on a good day),…

Who is God?

Success is fleeting, but GOD is forever

One of the worst parts about being a middle-aged runner in the 21st century is that you know you’re getting slower. Thanks to the…

Who is God?

Productivity is fleeting, but GOD is forever

After 16 years of marriage, I know exactly what makes my wife happy—productivity. If you’ve never met Kim, you should know that she is…