Prayer for the brokenness of our communities.

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Father of compassion and God of all comfort, Sin has corrupted the unity and beauty that you created. The world is full of pride, anger, discrimination, famine, and disease. Every day we experience the effect of sin as we interact in the communities that surround us. Every day we experience the effect of sin in our own […]

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Living with Gospel Intention

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Every time my wife Maggie walks into the Chipotle by our house, you can visibly see the staff’s eyes light up. Although it’s never been a request, she typically leaves the restaurant having never reached for her wallet. It has almost become a running joke: “Let me guess, you didn’t pay anything for dinner again, […]

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Sunday Morning Evangelism

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Jerry and I had been friends for about a year before I finally got around to inviting him to church. Over that time we had eaten together, bonded over Bond movies, and begun to talk about faith. He wasn’t a Christian; he was an atheist. In fact, his mother was a Communist Party member in China, […]

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How to Fail at Sharing Your Faith

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You can see “How To” books littered throughout the shelves of bookstores across America. People flock to these books because they help you accomplish something specific — something you want to achieve. In this teaching series at Grace, we will absolutely cover what we need to do as a church to live with gospel intentionality. But […]

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A prayer for God to open doors for His gospel to spread.

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Each week during our Live Life Unstoppable teaching series on expanding our influence for the gospel, we invite you to pray toward expanding the good news of Christ. Here is a prayer for week two. Gracious God, We are recipients of your great love and the good news of your gospel in our salvation. Enlighten […]

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A prayer for our lost family, friends, neighbors, and coworkers.

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Each week during our Live Life Unstoppable teaching series on expanding our influence for the gospel, we invite you to pray toward expanding the good news of Christ. Here is a prayer for week one. God of our salvation, We glory in the hope and assurance of our salvation. We praise you for bringing us […]

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Ways to Help Houston

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The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18 As we know all too well here in Central Florida, to recover from disaster, you need two things: lots of prayer, and lots of resources. As we pray for those who are continuing to be affected by Hurricane Harvey, here […]

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Abiding in God’s Word

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If you abide in my word, you are my true disciple…whoever obeys my word will never see death (John 8:31, 51). One of the central themes of the Gospel of John is the power of Jesus’ word. His word is His living presence and provides His life-sustaining power. His word is life, and His true disciples […]

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From Addiction to Grace: Brett’s Story

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If you’ve been to Grace Oviedo, there’s a good chance you’ve seen Brett Sinnicki greeting worshipers or passing out the offering baskets. Brett always has a smile on his face. But few know his current pain -— or his troubled history. “I struggled with addiction for a long time. Mostly with alcohol, but the alcohol […]

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Holding on to Faith: Kristen’s Story

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Kristen Mead had been in a church only three times in her life before her boyfriend invited her to Grace Orlando in the summer of 2014. “My mom was spiritual, but she had abandoned the church and told me to find my own way,” Kristen says. “I always viewed church as a judgmental, hypocritical place full […]

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