What the Church is Here For

What the Church is Here For

This last week has been difficult for my family. Two of the members of my family have been in the hospital for the last week (my wife staying with our youngest daughter), and nobody knows yet exactly what treatment will be best going forward. It's like all of life is on pause for the two of them until they come home. And yet, life goes on for the rest of us. It's been a busy week, which has included the VBS Clinic, a prayer gathering for a new church plant, dentist appointments for our…continue reading →
Grace through the Cross

Grace through the Cross

We've had our logo for a few years now. We put it on our bulletins, on our website, we even ordered a huge metal version of it and fixed it to the side of our church building. Many people who drive around or through Nokomis have commented how great it looks there. But our logo is more than a nice decoration. It means something. The idea behind our logo is that we have grace through the cross. This is conveyed simply by having the tail of the 'g' from the word grace flow…continue reading →
Grace is Good

Grace is Good

A few years back, our church wanted to get a shorter domain name. We actually had two domain names at the time (gracebaptistchurchnokomisil.org and gracebaptistchurchsbc.org), which both pointed to the same website. But both were long and not exactly easy to share. So we wanted to change that. After doing a bit of research, we decided to get graceisgood.org. It's kind of a play on words, in a sense. We wanted to include the name of our church, but we also wanted to point to a theological truth at the core of what…continue reading →