Category Archives: Proverbs

July 25 – $ – Saving

Read Proverbs 21:5 As you approach the local county fairgrounds, you see all of the cars jammed into parking lots and the signs indicating the possibility of close parking for a pretty penny. Are you paying $15 to park close … Continue reading

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July 23 – $ – Debt

Read Proverbs 22:7 Americans are swimming in debt. No… maybe drowning is more accurate. And, if you wanted to switch metaphors, it wouldn’t be a far stretch to say we are enslaved to debt. Need proof? Here you go: A … Continue reading

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July 12 – Leadership – Feedback

Read Proverbs 19:20 Getting feedback from others is complicated. I’m not sure any of us naturally enjoys it, though you can learn to love it. Feedback, generally, has two features – highlighting the positive and, second, identifying what needs work … Continue reading

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July 2 – Back to the Basics – The Bible

Read Jeremiah 9:23-24 and Proverbs 9:10 Many of you reading this have been in some sort of relationship where you wanted to spend every waking hour with someone.  And when you were not together, you would talk on the phone … Continue reading

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July 1 – Back to the Basics

Read Proverbs 2:1-5 This past year I had my students write “how-to” paragraphs. They had to pick something they knew how to do, and write the steps needed to do the task. One particular seven year old wrote about playing … Continue reading

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May 27 – Secret Sin

Read Proverbs 28:13 I could remember it like it was yesterday. It was late into my high school years as I was sitting on the stairs at mom and dad’s house, breaking into a sweat as I came to the … Continue reading

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May 21 – What Does the Bible Say About Lying?

Read Proverbs 12:22 and Luke 16:10 Is it possible to regain someone’s trust after it has been lost? I was coaching a varsity high school basketball game and it was a very close and competitive game. The other team scored … Continue reading

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May 15 – What Does the Bible Say About Peer Pressure?

Read Proverbs 13:20 and Romans 12:2 I’m in with the In Crowd I go where the In Crowd goes! I’m in with the In Crowd I know what the In Crowd knows! Peer Pressure! At the hearing of that term, … Continue reading

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March 6 – A 7 Day Conversation with Ruth Friend LPCC – What Can You Control?

Read Proverbs 3:5 During this week, we have been listening to Ruth Friend, a licensed professional clinical counselor and dear friend of Grace Church, as she has been teaching us about the value of mental health and how we can … Continue reading

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February 20 – Meet the Team – Celeste Kern

Read Proverbs 3:5-7 My name is Celeste Kern and I am thankful to share part of my story with you today. Thank you for taking the time to get to know me. I was born in Columbus, Ohio into a … Continue reading

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