Tozer and Beliefs

Quote from AW Tozer: The history of mankind will probably show that no people has ever risen above its religion, and man’s spiritual history will positively demonstrate that no religion has ever been greater than its idea of God.  Worship is pure or base as the worshiper entertains high or low thoughts of God… Were […]

What is a “Missional” Community? Interview with Jeff Wall

Soma in Tacoma, WA is a church that has been leading the way in the Northwest in developing “Missional Communities,” which have been highly successful in reaching people for Christ.  The pastor of Soma (until recently) has been Jeff Vanderstelt.  I heard him speak at a CBNW (Conservative Baptist Northwest) conference in 2005.  He was speaking […]

The Difference Between Ethics and Morals

Is there a difference between ethics and morals? I was conversing with a very good friend of mine on Sunday after church and we were discussing the difference between ethics and morals (bet you didn’t know there was a difference): Ethics – is what ought to be. Morals – is what people are actually doing. […]

PSA – You Don’t Own Me!

I recently watched a video with women singing, “You don’t own me!” Written on the screen between different women singing were statements about Roe vs. Wade, specifically that if Romney becomes President he will overturn that court case.  The point of the video was to say that women have the right to do with their […]

Democracy vs. Theocracy

Hello All, I thought I would take this opportunity to talk about Democracy Vs. Theocracy, church government and why we do what we do at Grace during business meetings: First, a little Church History; the early Church in the 1st-3rd centuries was an illegal, underground church.  They started out as a form of Judaism and […]