How To Make Lasting Friendships

Posted on April 09, 2019

BY ROSIE WITTLEDER, GRACE ATTENDER Friendships. We are all made for them. We were built to live in community, not in solitude. It’s something all of us crave, but there are many of us who don’t have those deep, lasting connections. For me, developing...

What is Rooted?

Posted on April 05, 2019

BY HANNAH STAPLETON, GRACE ATTENDER I’m pretty new to Grace. I moved to Indianapolis from Cincinnati in May 2017 to be closer to my now-husband. We got married in October and knew we wanted to start getting plugged in, beginning with a Life Group....

A Beautiful Reflection: Part 2

Posted on April 04, 2019

A high school teen helps her mom realize the spiritual truth of a loving God who desires to comfort pain, ease burdens of shame, and trade in fears for faith.

Life Lessons & Birthday Wisdom

Posted on April 02, 2019

BY ROSIE WITTLEDER, GRACE ATTENDER One of my older sisters has this practice of asking for “Birthday Wisdom” each year on your birthday. It’s basically an invitation to look back on the past year and share things you’ve learned. As she always does,...

Community for the Whole Family

Posted on March 26, 2019

BY MICHELLE WILLIAMS, GRACE ATTENDER I was pregnant with our oldest child the first day we walked into Grace Church. Even though I wasn’t yet actively parenting, I knew that our children were a big motivating factor for our family’s decision to find...

My Why To Live For: Healing the Broken Place of Hatred

Posted on March 22, 2019

BY SARAH CARVER, GRACE ATTENDER I am angry. Over the past couple of years, this anger has only grown. The hate and racism that has become so loud in the world, has drawn me into a fight that I did not realize was a calling until recently. I cannot...

Easy Steps to Healing the Broken Place of Decay!

Posted on March 20, 2019

BY LEAH GOLLAND, GRACE STAFF & ATTENDER I’m a child of the eighties and nineties, when phrases like “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” became part of the cultural vernacular. Captain Planet was one of my favorite shows on Saturday mornings. I remember singing...

Discovering My Destiny To Heal Pain

Posted on March 12, 2019

BY MICHELLE WILLIAMS, GRACE ATTENDER “I want to be a healer.” This thought popped into my head as Dave started his kickoff sermon in the A Why to Live For series. I quickly recognized the thought as a distinct nudge from the Holy Spirit—because...

Staying Sane While Having a Baby

Posted on March 06, 2019

BY ROSIE WITTLEDER Mental health and having a baby. It’s really something. And it’s not a topic I have written on before. So this is my first go... I live with PTSD. Actually, I live with complex PTSD. This means I experience the effects of PTSD on...

The Sad Truth About Diapers

Posted on February 28, 2019

BY EMILY PATTERSON-JACKSON, GRACE ATTENDER Years ago I was working in a food pantry and a young woman came in with her baby asking for diapers. She needed size 5’s but this pantry rarely had diapers. I told her that I was sorry but all we had were...