Category Archives: grace turned outward

Warming up to millennials

Last night on on BlogTalkRadio we received an excellent primer for understanding millennials from two of our millennial leaders here at the Catch. Deborah Mullan and Elizabeth Shirk answered a number of questions about their peers, such as: What are … Continue reading

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Signs not shrines

John, one of our regular readers, went through an experience adjusting to the deaths of his parents while living in the same house he grew up in that they occupied for 45 years. He spoke of similar feelings that I … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

“Are not the gods just?”  “Oh, no, my child. Where would we be if they were?”  (C. S. Lewis, Till We Have Faces) by Marti Fischer There was once a time when I got distressed about the existence of evil/sin … Continue reading

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A revolution of love

One of the greatest injustices we do to our young people is to ask them to be conservative. Christianity is not conservative, but revolutionary.  – Francis Schaeffer You have been strategically placed right where you are for one reason: to … Continue reading

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An unorthodox instrument of God

by Marti Fischer When wanting to get away with something without her husband knowing, my Mother-in-law often used to quote an old saying, “When the cats away,” she would say, “The mice will play.”  Well … while John is away … Continue reading

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Blessed are the weird

[Warning: This smile has been known to light candles, so be sure and check before you leave the room that you’re not leaving a candle burning somewhere, unless it’s in your heart!] We’ve had some wonderful responses to the idea … Continue reading

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‘Time to Get the News Out’

[If you are wondering what this Catch is all about, you have most likely missed the recent Catches that summarize the story behind my novel, Saint Ben. If so, go to and scroll down to the Catch for June … Continue reading

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Celebrating a homecoming

Last night in our fascinating interview with Os Guinness about his new book, The Magna Carta of Humanity, he mentioned how President Biden talks about reclaiming the soul of America, and the former President spoke about Making America Great Again, … Continue reading

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