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Grace Card: Don’t leave home without it

Any relationship is going to require a Grace Card. That’s because we are destined to fail each other over and over again. We will fail each other because we are fallible, and we will fail without even trying, because our … Continue reading

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You’re welcome

When Marti tells me my hair looks like I just put my finger in a light socket, that means it’s time for a haircut. So yesterday I got shorn. The woman who cuts my hair in town is Caucasian and … Continue reading

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Beggar’s banquet

Yesterday I tried to capture what it looks like to be a Grace Turned Outward Christian. It’s hard to nail down because what makes someone a Grace Turned Outward Christian might not be apparent on the surface. You have to … Continue reading

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Why Grace Turned Outward is so important

Once, you Gentiles [all non-Jews] were rebels against God, but when the people of Israel rebelled against him, God was merciful to you instead. Now they are the rebels, and God’s mercy has come to you so that they, too, will … Continue reading

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Everyone, everywhere

The vision of the Catch Ministry is: To introduce the Gospel of Welcome — Grace Turned Outward — to everyone, everywhere. “Everyone, everywhere” is not just an overstatement for a whole lot of people, nor is it a way of … Continue reading

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Speechless in (your city here)

If we are faithless, he remains faithful, for he cannot disown himself. 2 Timothy 2:13 We have a Catch member who has found out his wife has been unfaithful. Though his heart has been broken and he’s lost nights of … Continue reading

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‘Thank you’ as a way of life

“Thank you.” No more valuable words were ever spoken. So simple, yet so profound. Marti recently met for lunch with a well-known author and researcher who began their conversation by thanking her. Marti recalls being completely unsettled by this. The … Continue reading

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Use your freedom well

On this week of national holidays — Canada: today; U.S.: Thursday; Hong Kong: today, not so happy (see below) — it’s important to refocus our direction and calling. Sometimes we forget how significant this message of Grace Turned Outward really … Continue reading

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