Generations of Faith

You have taught me ever since I was young, and I still tell of your wonderful acts. Now that I am old and my hair is gray, do not abandon me, O God! Be with me while I proclaim your power and might to all generations to come. ~Psalm 71:17-18 GNT   Everything was all…

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The Nativity’s Reminder

Cole Smith Nativity

December! The Christmas season, one of the times we collectively reflect and lift our hearts in worship, can often be sapped of its joy by busyness, stress, and “all the things”. Though many of us long for simpler holidays, the reality of community and family commitments can still leave us feeling stretched. On those days,…

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The Trust Struggle

Rebecca Montie Preston

There’s no breaking news here. My struggle with trust during tough times is well documented in past Grace & Such blogposts I’ve written. I often express dismay at how I see my trust in God is found lacking. With all my long, long, long experience in being a child of God, I would have expected…

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Pride in the Journey

Cole Smith

On long trips, I’m the navigator. Well… sort of. Even though I rarely have to use a map these days, I still feel proud when the GPS gets us to our destination. It’s as if my micro-decisions (“This route is thirteen minutes longer, but we avoid major traffic areas!”) are what lead us across prairie…

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