We know life was never meant to be a holy hustle, but often times it can be easy for Christians to slip into a white-knuckling mentality to try and earn God's love. If this try-harder attitude inevitably taints our relationship with God, what are some practical ways to rely on God's grace instead of our performance? In today's podcast, Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff sit down with Bryan Loritts, lead pastor of Abundant Life Church in Silicon Valley, to discuss his newly released book on this very topic, "Saving The Saved: How Jesus Saves Us from Try-Harder Christianity into Performance-Free Love."
For the Christian couple, not only is marriage a gift from God, it is an opportunity to fulfill the Great Commission with a forever partner. But practically speaking, what does it look like for a relationship to glorify God and advance the gospel? In today's video, Dr. Erik Thoennes explores Ephesians 6 to unpack what the Bible says about the true mission of a Christian marriage.
Christian couples are frequently encouraged to pursue spiritual intimacy in marriage, but if this was never modeled to you as a child, it can be challenging and maybe even uncomfortable. In this video, Dr. Chris and Alisa Grace share practical advice for couples who desire to deepen their spiritual relationship, but aren’t quite sure where to start.
While doing ministry together as a family often brings many blessings, it can also bring stress. If left unchecked, that stress can become detrimental to a family. Guest bloggers, Dr. John and Leah Hutchison, have been in ministry for over 40 years. In today's blog post, they share some practical ways they've protected their family and home from unnecessary stress.
Why did God design marriage? What can we learn about the character of God and His perfect love through a marriage relationship surrendered to Him? In this episode, Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff take a deeper look at God’s purpose for marriage as they discuss insights from Gary Thomas, author of Sacred Marriage.
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