Category Archives: God’s love

Where grace meets disgrace

And so Jesus also suffered outside the city gate to make the people holy through his own blood. Let us, then, go to him outside the camp, bearing the disgrace he bore. Hebrews 13:12-13 What happened? According to this verse there is something disgraceful … Continue reading

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A community of love

By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. John 13:35 The over-arching theme of all that we do here at the Catch — indeed for Christians everywhere — is love. It is the … Continue reading

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Tears for fears

In April of 2007, I published an article about Francis Schaeffer in Christianity Today magazine. For our younger readers, Francis Schaeffer had a unique ministry to young intellectuals graduating from college in the late 1960s and early ‘70s. Many of … Continue reading

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Our wishful Washington concert

  What a concert! Yesterday I wrote a Catch about how music might have affected the large political gathering at the Capitol building last week the way music addressed another political crowd gathered near the nation’s capitol back in 1963 … Continue reading

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‘Jesus Loves You’ (but I think you suck)

There is a bar in my town that in pre-COVID days was a celebrated biker hangout every Sunday afternoon. There was always a live band playing and rows of gleaming Harleys on either side of the street, with people inspecting … Continue reading

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Stuck on Jesus

  Look at us over the last week and a half. Go to our website and scroll down through the recent Catches and you’ll find they are all about Jesus. “Jesus is the answer” 8/28/20 “The truth about Jesus never … Continue reading

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A better way to His heart

“If you meet that poor wretch that thrust his spear into my side, tell him there is another way — a better way — to get at my heart. If he will repent, and look upon the one he has … Continue reading

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Making God sad?

Jesus loves me, this I know, “… and in the in-between time …” For the Bible tells me so. Little ones to Him belong; They are weak but He is strong.   Jesus loves me—loves me still, Though I’m very … Continue reading

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