Psalm 116: When I Am Feeling Grateful

Posted on June 23, 2019

BY KELSEY FREW, GRACE ATTENDER Psalm 116 1  I love the Lord, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. 2  Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live. 3  The cords of death entangled me, the anguish...

Psalm 55: The Pain of Betrayal (BONUS BLOG)

Posted on June 20, 2019

BY CATHY SCHAEFER, GRACE ATTENDER  Psalm 55 1 Listen to my prayer, O God.     Do not ignore my cry for help! 2 Please listen and answer me,     for I am overwhelmed by my troubles. 3 My...

Psalm 18: Gratitude for God's Help

Posted on June 18, 2019

BY CATHY SCHAEFER, GRACE ATTENDER Psalm 18 (selected verses, emphasis added) 1  I love you, Lord; you are my strength. 2 The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my savior; my God is my rock, in whom I find protection. He is my shield, the strength...

Psalm 23: Seeking Still Waters

Posted on June 13, 2019

BY HANNAH STAPLETON, GRACE ATTENDER We are happy to bring you a bonus blog this week. We hope that this will resonate with you and you can take a piece with you throughout the week as you seek still waters.  Psalm 23 1The Lord is my shepherd; I...

Psalm 73: When I Am Doubting God

Posted on June 11, 2019

BY KRISTEN RAVES, DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS Psalm 73 1 Truly God is good to Israel,     to those whose hearts are pure. 2 But as for me, I almost lost my footing.     My feet were slipping, and I was almost gone. 3 For I envied the...

Hope Over Hate

Posted on June 06, 2019

BY SARAH CARVER, GRACE ATTENDERThe word hope in English is a lot like the word love. The one word is used to convey a variety of things. We hope that rain will not ruin our outdoor plans. We hope our favorite contestant makes it to the end of the show....

Psalm 8: Awe for God

Posted on June 03, 2019

BY MICHELLE WILLIAMS, GRACE ATTENDER Psalm 8 For the choir director: A psalm of David, to be accompanied by a stringed instrument.   1 O Lord, our Lord, your majestic name fills the earth!     Your glory is higher than the heavens. 2 You have...

Trusting in Transitions

Posted on May 30, 2019

BY HANNAH STAPLETON, GRACE ATTENDER I hate moving. I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy, honestly. It’s horrible. Not only is your whole life literally uprooted as you leave one home and try to make a home in another place, but somehow all of your...

How Preschool Saved my Faith

Posted on May 28, 2019

BY HANNAH STAPLETON I love preschoolers. I really truly do. There’s something magical about those years from 3-5. The kids are starting to discover their own personalities, know how they fit into the world around them, and live with so much abandon...

Letting Go of Bitterness

Posted on May 21, 2019

BY KELSEY WYLIE, GRACE ATTENDER “I give grace because I so desperately need it.” Lysa TerKeurst ...................................................................................   Giving grace is not easy. We ALL need it because...