Is Christianity all about grace? Is it all resting, receiving, and soaking in God’s generous, unconditional love?
Yes, yes, and yes. Our posture never changes. We are always and forever the recipients of His transformative, life-giving touch. We’ll never escape this life of utter dependence and gratitude.
But is there somehow a place for living with intentionality? Do we make decisive efforts to let grace shape and re-shape our lives as we embrace the paths of spiritual growth?
I think the answer to this question is also “yes,” but it needs to be qualified more. It’s very possible to get our eyes off “God’s part” in our relationship with Him (which is EVERYTHING), and to re-assume responsibility for our own salvation and maturity by focusing on “our part.” Continue reading Restful Intentionality
Advent begins this year today, on December 2. This is a whole season on the Church Calendar for preparing to celebrate Christ’s “incarnation” (His physical embodiment) on Christmas. And if I haven’t mentioned it before, I’m such a fan of the Incarnation. Continue reading The Incarnation
A Reflection by Stacy Bick
On my walk today, as I pulled at my dog Esther’s leash to hurry her along, I heard the Lord speak. “Slow down,” He said in a soft, gentle voice. He sweetly urged me to stop and live in the moment. To take in all the beauty of the creation around me. I saw the marvelous sky – how He creatively designed the clouds in rows as if they were rolling waves. Then, as I looked to my right, I saw a cloud in the shape of a heart.
Had He put that there for me in that moment knowing I was looking, paying attention?
Continue reading Slow Down
Divulge Ministries has an announcement to make!
December 7th and 8th, in conjunction with Civil Righteousness, we are facilitating 24 hours of worship! This is a city-wide event. Churches from every corner of the city are joining: Lifegate International, Kingdom Church, Destiny Church, Gateway 61, and more.
This will be a time of glorifying Jesus in an area of historic division. We believe He alone is the answer to every injustice of our day!
Worship will commence at 7:00pm on the 7th, continue through the night, and end at 7:00pm on the 8th. We would love for you to join us at 104 S Florissant Street, St. Louis MO 63135.
We hope to see you there!