Grace

We Need a New Normal

Melody and I have been working lately with two couples who are in the throes of the emotional shrapnel that ensues when the “secret” first comes out. In talking to both of the guys, I sensed that both had a very strong desire to get back to their “normal” lives and their “normal” routines. It […]

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Pretty Amazing Grace

At the end of today’s service at Oak Mountain, our worship leader led us in a song that I had never heard called “Pretty Amazing Grace.” Turns out it is a Neil Diamond song. Above is a video of Neil singing it along with the lyrics. Enjoy! Here are the lyrics. Pretty amazing grace is […]

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Secret Sins

Dana Stoddard brought an excerpt from Puritan William Gurnall’s classic book The Christian in Complete Armour to our Band of Brothers meeting a few weeks ago. I related whole-heartedly to the following excerpt because it speaks directly to the lie Satan feeds us when it comes to pornography and sexual addiction. “When the Spirit convicts […]

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Misinterpreting My Story

This past Tuesday was profound for me. I watched a 20 minute video that allowed me to see my life from a completely new perspective and it left me weeping. It has been awhile since I cried that hard. The video is of Donald Miller, author of Blue Like Jazz and Searching for God Knows […]

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