Got Approval?

Got Approval?

by Renée Berry 2 Corinthians 5:21 – For our sake He made Christ [virtually] to be sin Who knew no sin, so that in and through Him we might become [endued with, viewed as being in, and examples of] the righteousness of God [what we ought to be, approved and acceptable...
Get Me Off The Roller Coaster!

Get Me Off The Roller Coaster!

by Renée Berry “My old identity has been co-crucified with Messiah and no longer lives; for the nails of his cross crucified me with him. And now the essence of this new life is no longer mine, for the Anointed One lives his life through me—we live in union as one! My...
Give the Gift of Grace!

Give the Gift of Grace!

Dear friends of Abundant Grace International, We have had the incredible blessing of connecting with many of you over the past several years.  Our staff has ministered to families, individuals, couples and teens since 2012.  We have had the privileged of sharing the...
What is your humility forecast?

What is your humility forecast?

Each morning as Pat and I arise we’ve already been talking to the Lord for a while thinking about getting up. We come together and meet at the coffee pot. Nothing like a good cup of coffee and sitting with your favorite person. Part of our routine is discussing...
Walk On… One Step At A Time

Walk On… One Step At A Time

“I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me—just as the Father knows me and I know the Father—and I lay down my life for the sheep.” ~ John 10:14-15 NIV “I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me” ~ John...
How many Counselors does it take to change a lightbulb?

How many Counselors does it take to change a lightbulb?

Answer:  This is an old joke that reflects some truth in any counseling situation. The answer is: only one, as long as the light bulb wants to be changed. Sadly, we see over and over again individuals that come in distraught with little hope. They are at the point of...
Identity Realized

Identity Realized

A client relates the testimony of his Exchanged Life. “But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—  and raised us up with him...
Authentic Manhood

Authentic Manhood

Study what the Bible says about Authentic Manhood, in this 9-part video series from Grace Church, that includes notes as you follow along.    ...
Is Your Mask Getting In The Way?

Is Your Mask Getting In The Way?

I recently had an opportunity to watch two nurses carry on a conversation. Both were wearing their COVID-19 face mask and both were seemingly struggling trying to communicate. As they parted I started a conversation with the one that was left behind, asking her if she...
Are You Enough?

Are You Enough?

I’m not enough! This is one of the most common statements I hear at Abundant Grace. It’s also one I’ve said about myself….not pretty enough, not thin enough, not smart enough, not friendly enough. Perhaps this is a thought Eve had in the garden. After all, the enemy...

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