Where grace is not just for salvation, but for empowering, encouraging, and equipping believers.
Why You Should Be Happy When God Says “No!”
God answers every prayer. Sometimes it’s with a “Yes,” but often His answer is “No!” You might think getting a “No” is disappointing. But you should be happy about it. Why are you disappointed when God says “No” to your prayers? Is it because you’re so invested in your plans that you can’t stand to […]
Principles of Grace Giving: Give Where You’re Fed (Galatians 6:6)
Giving to support the work of spreading the gospel and preaching God’s Word is a practical act of discipleship and an exercise of faith. But where should you give, and to whom should you give? Unlike giving under the Old Covenant, which had very specific rules, percentages, and timelines, New Testament giving is much freer, […]
Principles of Grace Giving: Giving Is an Act of Faith (Proverbs 3:9)
Why does God want you to give money to support the work of spreading the gospel? You might think the answer is obvious—isn’t it because God needs your money to get the job done? And yet, as soon as you put the matter that way, you know that’s the wrong answer. God created the universe […]
Is the Grace Message Against Godly Living? No!
Grace and work don’t mix. You’re either saved by one or the other but never by a mixture of both. But even though grace excludes works as a basis of salvation, does that mean Free Grace theology is against godly living? Religious people find it very hard to believe that God relates to you based […]
Are You Treating Jesus Like Supplemental Insurance?
One of the hardest things about communicating the grace message to religious people is getting them to see they’re not believing in Jesus for what He promised. That can be hard because they often do believe in Jesus for something—but for something less than what He is. Do you know what supplemental health insurance is? […]
You Can Receive Christ as Savior Without Taking Him as Lord
A “hostile takeover” refers to “the acquisition of one company by another corporation against the wishes of the former.” If the Christian life is a kind of takeover, is it hostile? Jesus is Lord and wants to exercise that Lordship over your entire life—over your every thought, word, and deed. However, making Jesus “Lord of […]
Fantastic new podcast. Highly recommend!
So good to have a podcast with Shawn. Been looking forward to it!
What a great podcast. Thanks Shawn.