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Lent 2020 – Week 6

Lent 2020 – Week 6 Welcome to the sixth week of our Lenten journey. This week, we will: 1). Focus on The Lord’s Prayer: “Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” 2). Scripture = 1 Corinthians 10:12-13 3). Fasting = Tuesday breakfast and lunch The Lord’s Prayer Temptation is something we all…

Lent 2020 – Week 5

Lent 2020 – Week 5 Welcome to the fifth week of our Lenten journey. This week, we will: 1).             Focus on The Lord’s Prayer: “…and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” 2). Scripture = Colossians 3:12-17 3). Fasting = Tuesday breakfast and lunch The Lord’s Prayer What a…

Lent 2020 – Week 4

Lent 2020 – Week 4 Welcome to the fourth week of our Lenten journey. This week, we will: Focus on The Lord’s Prayer: “Give us this day our daily bread…” Read Matthew 6:25-34 Fast Tuesday The Lord’s Prayer I think it’s safe to assume that we all worry about different things. This part of The…

Tests & Temptation

Grace Family, Praying everyone’s remaining safe in these strange times! Pastor Jeff asked me to update the Lenten devotional blog because we had a question via YouTube regarding the sermon from March 22, 2020 (The Lord’s Prayer). It’s fitting that this week’s Lenten Devotional focus line is “Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us…

FM Youth (7th-12th Grade)

As we continue to experience the need for social distancing, we are doing what we can to create community with our students. FM LIVE events are happening online through Zoom on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. Also, students can join me for FM Zoom 3@3 Monday-Friday at 3:00 p.m. This is a quick time…

Worship Update

Grace Community Church: Worship Update In addition to joining us online on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/gracefortsmith/) or on our YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/GraceCommunityChurchfortsmith), we are now transmitting on short range FM radio (tune to 90.9 fm).  This means that you can listen to the service live from your car if you are parked in the parking…

Right Now Media

At Grace, we are always looking for ways to serve you as you live out your faith at home throughout the following weeks. One of our goals and prayers is that our members would continually grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. We’re excited about the opportunity we have to offer you free access to RightNow Media,…

Worship Follow up and connect opportunities

Worship Follow Up Click the following link for a 7 day journey praying through the Lord’s Prayer.  https://www.bible.com/reading-plans/18704-confident-hope-praying-through-the-lords-prayer Click the following link for additional conversations that Carol Hall and I have had over the Lord’s Prayer.  We are adding a new video each week.  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5jTKK6cKMP69vCbXjb3ijg?view_as=subscriber Someone asked, “Should Christians ask for forgiveness since they are…

Church UpDate March 19

Grace Community Church, I met with the Church Council last night and we decided that we will not meet physically for worship on March 22 or March 29.  After March 29, we will evaluate again. Our decision is not based on fear, but on what it means to be a good neighbor. This does not…

“Give Us This Day our daily bread….”

Lent 2020 – Week 4 “Give us this day our daily bread….” What a great line in The Lord’s Prayer to be focusing on this week. In times like these, it’s vital for us to remember just exactly who it is that’s in control. Our God is so much bigger than the uncertainty! I completely…

tuesday fast–no better time than now

How is your Tuesday fast going? As I reflect on the current state of things, I realize that our practice of fasting over these forty days has much to teach us. Fasting declares that there is something of greater value than my immediate physical desires. It teaches me that “what I want in the moment”…