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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

New open door

Culture shifted. Absolute truth died. There’s a new norm. Your truth is your truth. Someone else’s truth is their truth. Everyone wins. Everyone gets…

Living My Faith

The hill we died on

Christianity is at a crossroads. Some churches have planted their flags on the hills they’re willing to die on. They’ll stand firm where they’ve…

Who is God?

Welcome home

My family made two big moves in three years. Just when we were getting our feet on the ground, we had to adjust all…

Who is God?

Jesus reconciles with real sinners

There’s a difference between forgiveness and reconciliation. Forgiveness is when you make the daily choice not to get back at the person who sinned…

Living My Faith

This same Jesus . . .

I once read a story about a woman who couldn’t recognize anyone once that person left the room and came back in. She couldn’t…

Living My Faith

Pursuing happiness

When the founders of America declared independence from England, they listed “the pursuit of happiness” as one of the reasons. They argued we were…

Living My Faith

The pressure is off

In November 2019, social media giant Instagram decided to hide the number of “likes” each posted picture received. Instead of revealing that 73 people…

Living My Faith

Faith lessons from a fitbit

I’m sporadic about my Fitbit. I wear it but don’t care if I reach that arbitrary 10,000 steps to earn the “Sneakers” badge. Sometimes…

Life’s Challenges

When sin tears people apart

I find Paul’s words to the Romans as challenging as they are beautiful: “If it is possible, as far as it depends on you,…

Life’s Challenges

Refocused but resistant

Did you know there are only four verses in the book of Jonah that talk about the big fish swallowing him? This story isn’t…

Life’s Challenges

Rescued but responsible

The longest anyone has held his or her breath underwater is 22 minutes. Impressive! How long did Jonah hold his when he was thrown…

Life’s Challenges

Defiance and acceptance

When Jonah ran from God, buying a one-way ticket away from Nineveh, he put himself and everyone on that ship in danger.  Who have…