In our series, Jonah, Pastor Ben Stuart invites us into learning about the powerful grace of God and how that grace can save anyone. The reality is, we're all messy people in a messy world, but the beautiful truth is that nothing we've done outweighs the grace of our God. He steps into our mess and rescues us. He brings us out of flood waters and into family, and He doesn't stop there. He allows us to use our pain as a platform to join in on His rescuing work. Praise Jesus! We get to ride with Him as He accomplishes His purposes to save.
Running and Chasing
In 1981 Steve Callahan's 21-foot sailboat was holed beyond repair sometime in the middle of the night. For the next 76 days he drifted in nothing but a life raft. Having lost a third of his body weight, dehydrated and starving, Steve Callahan fashioned three pencils into a device that allowed him...
Grace Beneath the Waves
There’s a tendency in God to chase us and give us life, not because of something beautiful in us; because of something beautiful in Him. That's the thing about a gift. Whether you feel worthy or not doesn’t matter. God's love is not motivated by or contingent upon your worthiness, after all, grac...
For the Love of the Lost
The grace of God is powerful enough to save anyone. The heart of God is compassionate enough to want to. If your heart is going to beat in rhythm with God’s, you need to know what His heart is like. God never counts people out. In compassion, He moves toward the hurting. He dives into the depths ...
The Problem with Love
There’s a tendency in us to run from the leadership of God, and there’s a tendency in God to chase after us. We love that about Him when it involves us or people we like, but what about when that same grace is extended to our enemies? In Jonah chapter 4, Jonah is angry with God for offering grace...