Life Without the Kicker

Steve Brown
Wednesday March 15, 2017

christian life

Some seriously misguided Christians once called a Jewish friend of mine a “Christ killer.” When I told him how very sorry I was for what they had said and how he had been hurt, he didn’t say anything for a minute. He was waiting for me to continue. Then my friend said something that really surprised me, “Steve, I want to thank you for what you said; but more than that, I want to thank you that there was no kicker.”

Steve’s Devotional - Bad Folks Badly in Need of God’s Grace

Steve Brown
Monday March 13, 2017

steve's devotional

Are you guilty? Do you struggle with sin? The truth is that we are all (without exception) sinners who don’t deserve or merit God’s grace. We are all bad folks badly in need of God’s grace. “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us” (1 John 1:8). “In due time Christ died for the ungodly” (Romans 5:6).

Grace Encounter - Kevin Labby & Jerry Parries

Key Life
Monday March 13, 2017

christian life relationships

Different, but not divided. That’s the idea behind two churches—one African-American and one white—coming together to celebrate the renewing and reconciling power of radical grace. Join pastors Jerry Parries and Kevin Labby on SBE as they talk about forming a friendship, swapping pulpits, and leading their congregations to worship as one.

Q & A with Kendra Fletcher

Kendra Fletcher
Thursday March 9, 2017


Kendra Fletcher, homeschooling mom of eight, took pride in having it all together—the right schooling, the right theology, the right church, and the right meal-planning, home-managing, keep-it-all-together parenting. Then it all fell apart. Three of Kendra’s children were taken to the brink of death in a period of 18 months. Check out this Q&A for a behind-the-scenes look at how she handled it all with grace.