Periods and Commas

Periods and Commas

Great endings are both surprising and inevitable. In Empire Strikes Back, Luke confronts Vader but learns the truth of their relationship. In Seven, Brad Pitt fulfills the killer’s master plan but also clarifies Morgan Freeman’s worldview. In Toy Story 3, Andy gives the toys away. The surprise of a great ending comes from circumstance, and […]

Plan Some Fireworks Fun on the Fourth

Theme parks and DIY-fireworks are not the only options Central Florida offers for celebrating our national holiday.  You can avoid spending big money —  and save yourself from possible injury – by enjoying one (or more) of the following FREE events taking place in and around Orlando, Winter Garden, Oviedo, and our other Central Florida […]

Find (Mostly) Free Summer Fun in Central Florida

Most of us who are lucky enough to call Central Florida home also live within a short drive of more than one destination that other folks can get to only after spending big bucks on airfare, gas, and hotel rooms.  While many think of fun in Orlando exclusively in terms of its pricey theme parks, […]

Change the Way You Think About Your Home

Your address is not a coincidence. Where you live — house, townhome, duplex, apartment, or dorm — is not ultimately a consequence of your budget, your stage of life, or your commute. You live where you live because God has deliberately, sovereignly placed you here. The long series of events, decisions, and circumstances that led […]

Kids bored? Here’s what to do.

“I’m soooooo booooooored!” If this familiar refrain has already become the soundtrack for your summer, take heart. Studies suggest there is a good and healthy level of boredom that can increase a person’s creativity, spark the imagination and promote self-sufficiency.  If giving your kids to unstructured time to battle their own boredom seems like a radical […]

Head to the Family Ministry Volunteer Kickoff

If you’re a Family Ministry volunteer, or you’ve ever thought about becoming one, this is YOUR DAY! Don’t miss this fun, hilarious, awesome and helpful party for our graceKIDS! and GraceStudents teams as we get all the campuses together and ready to kickoff the new school year in Family Ministries at Grace!   SATURDAY AUGUST […]

Test Drive a New Team

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Summer is a great time to take a step in serving — no questions or commitments asked!  We’d love for you to try out a team one weekend. It gives our regular volunteers who might be vacationing a break, and it might just show you a place where you can immediately fit in a […]

Grab Awesome Resources for Your Kids

 We are ALL about partnering with parents to help kids and students take steps toward Christ! One of the ways we do that is our awesome resource wall at the Grace Orlando campus, with both book recommendations and FREE resources you can pick up each weekend or during the week! If you can’t stop by, here’s a list […]

Get Into a Great Book

Need a great summer read that will help you grow? Grab one of these books members of our staff have recently read and loved: Delighting in the Trinity by Michael Reeves Emotionally Healthy Spirituality and Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Day by Day by Peter Scazzero Finish by Jon Acuff The Book of Hebrews My Life: A Little […]

Serve a Local School with Us

Serve families in need in our local schools with one of our campus service projects this summer! ORLANDO: BACK TO SCHOOL SHOP At this annual Grace event, held this year from 9-noon on August 3rd, families in need receive free tickets to our Back to School Event, where they shop for new clothes and shoes […]