Can I admit that I haven’t always given food to the hungry and drink to the thirsty? Here I consider how Jesus’s love can flow through me naturally.
I learned about grace and generosity from kids and bags of grapes. Practical understanding of grace means accepting generosity, even when it seems or looks unfair. Here’s my story.
In Luke 6, Jesus says we should give people what they ask for and if someone takes without asking, we should offer more. This statement seems odd, as if we should reward someone for bad behavior. Here’s how I’ve seen this happen.
Nothing to Prove by Jennie Allen encourages Christians to embrace that we’re not enough but God is. The book is filled with stories from Jennie’s life, including struggles and insights from leading IF:Gathering. Its experience guides contain activities to illustrate how concepts work in real life.
Are you stuck? Are you hardworking but unproductive? You’re not alone. Consider how a turnaround might feel and what it will look like.
Being open to surprises means being available for transformation. If we get what we expect, then we’ll feel affirmed. But what we really need for change is a new understanding.