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Women Are Supposed to Be Silent in Church?

Say what? The Bible says women can’t speak during church? This week, Pastor Mike answers tough questions from viewers like you. Pastor Mike talks about a sermon series he did looking at God and gender. You can watch that series here: https://timeofgrace.org/series/god-and-gender/

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A perspective on problems

Life is full of problems. It seems for every one issue that gets resolved there are two more frustrating dilemmas that pop up. The…

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Abortion: What Does God Say? Abortion and the Government

What guidance does God give us on how to deal with government and the moral dilemma over issues such as abortion? Pastor Mike talks about the relationship between church and government, how issues such as abortion fit into the mix, and what we can learn from the New Testament Christians.

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Abortion: What Does God Say? Abortion and the Church

God loves life. Throughout the Bible, God has much to say about the lives of people who are outside of the womb. Poor lives. Struggling lives. Trapped lives. Scared lives. What would it look like if God’s people felt the same way and deeply cared about each life? How might the abortion discussion change if every Christians was pro (every) life?

Living My Faith

Ambition in the church

These are hard days to be in authority in the church. We live in an age of severe antiauthoritarianism. It seems as if nobody…

Living My Faith

The spiritual-but-not-religious experiment

Do you know someone who is “spiritual but not religious”? After witnessing a thousand sex and/or stealing scandals and overhearing a million petty fights…

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Confronting manipulators

This week on Time of Grace, Pastor Mike cleared up a common misconception. When Jesus said, “Where two or three gather in my name,…

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Cancel culture

Cancel culture. A few years ago, I didn’t even know those words could be combined in a way that would make sense. Now, I…

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God & Gender: In the Church (Part 2)

First Timothy chapter 2 is a chapter in the Bible many Christians wish was not written. The apostle Paul’s words seem patriarchal and downright impossible. No elaborate hairstyles? or expensive clothes? Women in church must be “quiet”? Really? Both parts of this message, which are based on 1 Corinthians, seek to faithfully explore Paul’s provocative words from 1 Timothy in context and the issue of men and women working together in the church.

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God & Gender: In the Church (Part 1)

First Timothy chapter 2 is a chapter in the Bible many Christians wish was not written. The apostle Paul’s words seem patriarchal and downright impossible. No elaborate hairstyles? or expensive clothes? Women in church must be “quiet”? Really? Both parts of this message, which are based on 1 Corinthians, seek to faithfully explore Paul’s provocative words from 1 Timothy in context and the issue of men and women working together in the church.

Bible 101

When church hurts

Church at its best is magnificent: the Word is taught in its truth and purity, ideas about worship and ministry are freely exchanged, leaders…

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Spiritual but Not Religious Compilation

Pastor Mike’s messages this week focused on the difference between being spiritual and being religious and looked at why it’s important to have a church community. Catch up on the entire series today!