How to Beat Social Anxiety

Posted on December 06, 2018

My palms were sweaty and I needed a nap. As I buttoned my shirt, taking one last look in the mirror, it hit me. I’m actually doing this. I hoped something would keep me from going — work, the common cold, the death of my cousin’s pet, almost anything...

He Breaks Cycles

Posted on November 28, 2018

BY CHERI DAVIS, GRACE ATTENDER April 3, 1971 - August 1989 It’s important to note that I grew up in a racist home. I never considered myself racist. I wanted friends of different races and cultures to come over, but was denied that opportunity...

Short-Term Trips Bring Long-Term Life Transformation

Posted on November 24, 2018

    Think of a moment in your life, something significant that brought about dramatic change to you and how you live out not only your life, but your faith. OK, got it?

    Stepping Out on a Trip

    Posted on November 22, 2018

    BY ALISON DRUCKEMILLER, DIRECTOR OF OUTREACH & PARTNERS At Grace Church, we believe that Jesus instructed us to be His hands and feet in the world. One way we as a church seek to serve others as the body of Christ is through short-term missions. Throughout...

    A Safe Place

    Posted on November 20, 2018

    BY ROSIE WITTLEDER, GRACE ATTENDER & BLOGGER I grew up in a cult until age 10. That was 25 years ago. (Now you know how old I am :) You might think, “You’re good now though, right? Since that happened so long ago, when you were...

    Before & After: Stories of Life Transformation

    Posted on November 17, 2018

    Last night was powerful. Over 750 people from our Rooted groups joined together for one big celebration. And, wow, there was a lot to celebrate! We rejoiced with each person who got baptized, praised God for how He brought these group together in...

    Just Ask

    Posted on November 15, 2018

    BY STEPHANIE COOK, GRACE ATTENDER & BLOGGER It was primarily laziness that was propelling me toward her desk, I decided. Pulling the phone out of my back pocket, opening a new browser page, and hastily googling “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie” could...

    3 Financial Mistakes You Could Be Making Right Now

    Posted on November 13, 2018

    One of the boldest adventures is to climb Mount Everest. The altitude, skills, and effort required, extreme weather and remoteness make it a big-time challenge.   Those who make it to the top wear tough protective clothing, have crampons on their boots,...


    Posted on November 10, 2018

    BY STEPHANIE COOK, GRACE ATTENDER & BLOGGER By a show of hands, who here has ever stood in a room, full of people, and felt utterly alone? Don’t be shy. I know you have. Raise that hand high for the world to see. This step is important, because...

    Three Tips for Starting Over After a Divorce

    Posted on November 06, 2018

    The drive home from the courthouse was harder than I anticipated. After months of counseling, hard conversations, and grief-stricken prayers, my 16-year marriage had legally ended. I gripped the wheel and felt an odd combination of sadness, finality,...