Christian Living

Friends Don’t Let Friends Continue in Sin

By Aubrey Coleman 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

“Friends don’t let friends drink decaf coffee,” is a jovial meme in a post that I scroll past on my social media feed. Because this phrase is often used humorously, I was surprised to learn that, “friends don’t let friends,” was actually coined by a drunk driving slogan in the 1980s that read: “Friends don’t let friends drink and drive.” This expression is often used to discourage inappropriate, harmful, undesirable, or unwanted behaviors.…

Finding Significance through Service

By Kyra Riley 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

If you feel insignificant, you better think again 
Better wake up because you’re part of something way bigger 
You’re part of something way bigger 
Not just a speck in the universe 
Not just some words in a bible verse 
You are the living word.

True Simplicity

By  Kayla Colvin  
Originally Published in Be Still Magazine, Issue 6 

Simplicity: It’s a word often used in today’s world. Minimalism is trending, and  “the simple life”  is dangerously close to idolization for most. Pinterest and Instagram are full of examples and tutorials on how to simplify. …

What I Have to Offer

By Kelsey Lasher 
Guest Contributor 

I’m sitting silently, listening to the conversation around the dinner table. My friends have gathered over plates of hamburgers and corn on the cob and all the fruits that summer has to offer, leaning in to fill their bodies with the products of sunlight and warmth.…

Preaching the Gospel to Yourself

By Stefanie Boyles  
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co.  

I used to think the gospel was just for unbelievers. It was the good news for salvation and not much more. But as I grew in my understanding of Scripture, I realized that, while the gospel certainly does matter for one’s moment of salvation, it also extends to every single aspect of life moving forward. …

Bought to be Free

By Kyra Riley 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

Dirt. Gravel roads. Clucking chickens. Rolling, green hills. Whenever I visit my family’s farm in Kentucky, I feel like I am stepping back in time to a period of simplicity and struggle.…

Giving and the Giver

By Alli Turner 
Editor for The Daily Grace Co. 

As a little girl, I only knew I was giving back to the Lord part of what was already His, usually as the basket was passed down the aisle each Sunday and I dropped in my two or three quarters, not thinking twice about it.…

Learning to be Deeply Rooted

By Bethany Mathis 
Originally Published in Be Still Magazine, Issue 4 

A few weeks ago my four-year-old daughter came home from school and asked if we could plant a flower. She had learned that day about how plants grow and was beyond excited to watch one grow herself.…

Love in the Time of Corona

By Laura K. Weld 
Guest Contributor 

It isn’t explanations we need. It’s a person. We need Jesus Christ, our refuge, our fortress, the stronghold of my life. It takes desolation to teach us our need of Him. 

Elisabeth Elliot, Suffering is Never for Nothing 

I read Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s classic, Love in the Time of Cholera, probably twenty years ago now.…

Accountability Relationships

By Aubrey Coleman 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

In the middle of government orders to stay at home during Covid-19, many of us found ourselves alone in our homes with little human interaction. Aside from a roommate, a spouse, children, or parents, many of us were forced to see friends virtually through our phones and computer screens.…

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