Believe, and Keep Saying Yes

By Esther Blair 
Guest Contributor 

Have you ever found yourself in a season you never expected, and you feel desperate? Desperate to the point that you are pleading for an answer, for help, for God to show up? Maybe it’s an unforeseen event, or it’s something that’s been building—a sudden disaster, a bad report from a doctor, financial burdens, an unresolved conflict causing strife with someone you love, or worry and fear keeping you from enjoying your present season.…

Waiting Well

By Glenna Marshall 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

Most of us are not very good at waiting. Whether we’re anticipating the arrival of a package from Amazon or longing for the Lord to answer a much-prayed prayer, patience isn’t our natural inclination.…

Immanuel: God With Us

By Joanna Kimbrel
Director of Theology

In the beginning, God was with us.
He walked with us in the garden.
He dwelt among us.
The uninhibited, unrestrained, unimaginable presence of God with us,
And it was very good. 

The holy Creator delighted in His good creation—
The man and woman called to bear his glorious image.…

Advent: The Song of Our Souls

By Kyra Riley 
Staff Writer by The Daily Grace Co. 

In the beginning, harmony with God is the design. In His presence, there is sweet music. As image bearers, man and woman are called to play in tune, as the realm of creature and Creator merges in a melodious song.…

Joy Has Arrived

By Kristyn Perez 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

Joy to the world, the Lord is come! 

Recently, to my kid’s delight, we received a catalogue in the mail filled with pages and pages of toys—everything my two little girls could think they needed.…

How to Fight Anxiety with Scripture

By Glenna Marshall 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

I have struggled with anxiety since childhood. I was always nervous about getting lost in crowds, fearful of storms, and convinced I would be kidnapped. As I grew older, my fears morphed into other things: Will I fail this exam?…

Fear of Man

By Kyra Riley 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

The school bully runs the halls like a cruel dictator. His followers trail behind him, assisting him with the day’s intimidation tactics. Nerds and other students considered low on the school’s social hierarchy cower behind their lockers.

Weary in Advent

By Jana White 
Editor for The Daily Grace Co. 

Are you weary? This year has been one for the books. It has seen a pandemic and a hostile political election, sickness and pain, loss of all kinds, and the list could go on and on for each of you.…

How to Lead a Bible Study

By Jana White 
Editor for The Daily Grace Co.  

Preparing to lead a Bible study and work out all of the logistics that can come with it can sometimes feel like you’re planning a child’s birthday party, which is one thing I have not been sad about missing during COVID season.…

Committing to Act and Uphold

By Sarah Morrison   
Former Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

Exodus 17 tells a story of Israel defeating Amalek against all odds. Up to this point in the book of Exodus, we observe a history of God calling Moses to do things out of the ordinary and then working miracles through them—a staff turns into a serpent, water spills from a rock, manna falls from heaven. Exodus 17:8-14 shares yet another story:  

Then Amalek came and fought with Israel at Rephidim.