Grace

Why grace is more powerful than judgment

In the story below, learn what kind of impact you have had on Samantha, a ProGrace Connection Group participant at St Peter Lutheran Church. She told us about what the church and this group meant to her and her family. Be inspired! My name is Samantha. I am 26 years old. I am a happy mother of…

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Giving Grace Starts with Receiving Grace

One day last week, I met with five Christians – a pastor, a writer, a philanthropist, an attorney, and a counselor. They all agreed that even though we talk about grace in the person of Jesus, we haven’t applied grace to one of the darkest issues of our time — abortion. Why is that? Because…

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How You Change the Story Around Abortion

On June 4, St. Peter Lutheran Church held an honorary “graduation” for women involved in their Connection group. This graduation represents the long-term dream of ProGrace: As Christians are transformed, women will find acceptance and support in our churches. The St. Peter leadership team was one of the first to participate in the ProGrace workshop…

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Finding Truth in the Controversy of Teen Pregnancy

In case you missed it, The Washington Post shared a controversial story about a high school senior who is not allowed to graduate from her Christian school because she is pregnant. Principal David Hobbs says the school leadership is taking this action because Maddi violated the student pledge which every student signs. The pledge states…

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The Humility of Grace & Childlike Faith – Reflections on a ProGrace Workshop | Michelle Stiffler, Guest Blogger

Michelle Stiffler attended a ProGrace workshop in Phoenix, Arizona in February 2017. She lives in the sunny Phoenix area where she enjoys the outdoors with her husband and 4 children. A mentor and teacher at a local women’s center, Michelle is intrigued by personalities and the background stories that shape them. She’s passionate about prayer, insistent on family dinners,…

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Week 4 – Grace and Forgiveness

Welcome to week 3 of the 10 week ProGrace experience. If you’re just joining us, be sure to check out the first three posts: Start a Conversation, Continue the Conversation and Grace Overcomes Shame. I’m sitting here laughing with God right now. Because his timing is so perfect… I wrote the outlines for this 10-week ProGrace Experience over…

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Week 3 – Grace Overcomes Shame

Welcome to week 3 of the 10 week ProGrace experience. If you’re just joining us, be sure to check out the first two posts: Start a Conversation and Continue the Conversation. I had several elementary school friends tell me that when they got in trouble, their moms would say, “Why can’t you be more like Angie?” Not…

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