Category Archives: By God’s Grace

Parenting In Grace

If grace is also truth, then grace is a great and powerful model for parenting. The word “grace” actually means unmerited favor from God, meaning, we don’t get what we deserve but we get the kingdom of God. This is … Continue reading

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What Good Is “Weed Whacking”?

When my family and I first moved to Redding, California we purchased a house on 2 acres of land on Palo Verde Lane. Our kids were quite young when we moved to this property and after multiple years of growing … Continue reading

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It’s Easy

Once a boy tried to take a bone from a dog. Unwilling to let go of his bone, the dog bit him. His father said, “Here, let me take the bone away from the dog.” Soon the father came back … Continue reading

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Famous Paintings

An old man and his beloved son lived together in a beautiful home. Their home was adorned with priceless paintings that would fetch millions of dollars. They hosted paintings from some of the most famous painters in history—Pablo Picasso, Vincent … Continue reading

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You Are Never Alone

I have a close friend who spent 17 years behind bars at San Quentin Federal Penitentiary. Michael spent the first 9 years in prison as a gang member for two reasons. First he was an extremely angry man who would … Continue reading

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God Is Mr. Happy, Satan Is Mr. Mad!

God is in a good mood because He is looking at you. Satan is in a bad mood because He is looking at you. How can this be? Satan has a warped sense of frustration. He sees you moving deeper … Continue reading

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Transforming Love

God loves us in the same way that God loves God. The measure of the Father’s love for Jesus is the measure of His love for us. This is the ultimate statement of our worth to God. This reality gives … Continue reading

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God’s Grace is Not Difficult

Sadly, many believers miss out on the power of God’s grace and are not even aware of it because they have been taught, and even encouraged, to earn God’s grace, which was freely given to us. Many believers have not … Continue reading

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God Is Always in a Good Mood

Merriam Webster’s dictionary defines the word mood as: “A conscious state of mind or predominant emotion or feeling; a prevailing attitude; a disposition; a receptive state of mind predisposing to action.” This definition is but a glimpse into the mood … Continue reading

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