This is where our story begins.

Early on God had not sent rain to water the earth – no one had been created to cultivate the soil. In that time springs – a mist “came up from the ground and watered the land.”

Then God made mankind-- in His image. He breathes life into us.   Then and now. 

Their home was in the garden. Oh the garden.  Beautiful and diverse.  

Colors, aroma, delectable flavors and the cool breeze. Abundance. The land and sea were filled – the water teeming with fish and the land producing sustenance. All that was needed. Abundant. 

Companionship with God.
Companionship with each other.
Belonging to God.
Belonging to each other.
Belonging.

Me? You want me to do what?


We all know the feeling that sneaks up and whispers in your ear.  
You want me to do what?  I don't think so. 

Calendar invite: 
From: Dave Rod (aka Senior Pastor Grace Church)    Subject:   Preaching at Grace.
                                                                            
Wait.  What? 


Seriously.  Now I had to wait. You would have laughed if you would have heard the conversations I was having with myself before the meeting. Believe me I had played out almost every possible and improbable scenario you could imagine.  My favorite (safe, low risk, no disappointment, easiest scenario) I kept telling myself

Turning down the volume to hear


If you've been following this BLOG you know we've been encouraging you to engage in a variety of spiritual practices or disciplines because we know they work.

When we engage in spiritual practices our souls are changed.