Category Archives: grace turned outward

The Advocate

Angela walked off the Greyhound bus in downtown Los Angeles near skid row with a paper sack of belongings and $200 minus her bus fare that got her there from prison. She was dusty and scared, with nowhere to go … Continue reading

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Come together

It’s a silly, nonsensical Beatles song (even George Harrison admitted that), but its most memorable line is the word for the church in 2021: “Come together, right now, over me,” if by that we mean: Come together over Jesus.

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Fearless Faith

In this season it is good to keep a close eye on our emotions. There are two that are especially prevalent, and seem to grow as political activity increases, and signs of the times seem to indicate, more than ever … Continue reading

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The conspiracy of the cross

I want to keep Easter going. I want to stay focused on the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. I want to keep having the Lord’s Supper every night so we can remember Christ’s death until He comes back. I … Continue reading

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The Great Exchange

The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me,     because the Lord has anointed me     to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,     to proclaim freedom for the captives     and release from darkness for the prisoners, to proclaim the year of … Continue reading

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A Friendly Reminder

On a bench just inside our front door is a small basket with a piece of paper lying on it upon which Marti has written in her beautiful flowing cursive, “A Friendly Reminder.” It’s hard to believe that this basket, … Continue reading

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Grace kept inward

At the end of our interview last night, I asked Peter Herschend, former Chairman of our Catch Ministry Board of Directors and guest on last night’s BlogTalkRadio show, to tell us what Grace Turned Outward meant to him. I knew … Continue reading

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‘The Catch can’

Today we will hear from a man who is very special to the Catch Ministry. He was the founder of the Catch and our first Chairman of the Board, Peter Herschend. It’s not a particularly special day in his life, … Continue reading

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