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April 17, 2022
For One More Day- Albom

Grief is cruel and it does not discriminate. For One More Day by Mitch Albom is a visceral account of a broken man whose life spiraled out of control after his mother died. Albom’s internationally renowned reputation is evident in this book as he threads together how painful and isolating it can be to lose […]

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April 17, 2022
Warrior- Meldrum

Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a problem across our society today. It is one thing to be shocked as you look at the CSA prevalence data, but it is another thing to shed light on the lived experience of CSA survivors. Warrior is Glori Meldrum’s memoir—in this book she details her harrowing, yet remarkable story […]

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April 17, 2022
Demons- Dostoevsky

Demons can manifest themselves in the form of ideas. Ideas can be gripping, tempting, and even utopia in nature--which is why there’s no surprises when people latch themselves and even sacrifice their lives for the sake of a collective vision or ideology. In Demons by Dostoyevsky, he outlines how the dark side of ideas can […]

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April 17, 2022
The Gulag Archipelago Volume 1- Solzhenitsyn

One of the things that has struck me is the great danger of lying to yourself. I saw this play out in visceral detail from the Gulag Archipelago Volume 1, written by the Russian Nobel Laureate, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. During his life in the Soviet Union, approximately one in three people were government informers, and the […]

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October 22, 2021
Fall E-News 2021

Hope you are all finding grace during these difficult times… To see a more regular stream of resources see our GraceFinder Resourcing Network Facebook page and scroll through the various helps you will see there. Here is our E-News for Fall 2021. https://mailchi.mp/6e3b193c1038/gracefinder-fall-e-news-2021?e=06dbe3c826 To finding grace in all of life… Always, Bryan

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May 5, 2020
Pray For Wisdom for GraceFinder

GraceFinder Continues to Seek to Develop Young Leaders Who Are Found in Grace and Finding Grace for Life... With this article below in mind, please pray for wisdom as we navigate these uncertain times. We continue to develop young leaders using Zoom in book clubs, providing resources, one one one, and whatever means necessary while […]

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March 31, 2020
Resource on Fear and Anxiety For Such A Time As This...

Fear and Anxiety...such a challenge especially during a time like this... A pastor friend John Ferguson, sent me this link on various books and articles to read on anxiety, trust, and fear. I'm going through some of the readings myself and hope they encourage us all. https://cdn.shopify.com/…/Read_Slow_Collection_adobe_acroba… Gracefinder

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March 21, 2020
What Does Jesus See?

Reflection: Seeing What Jesus Sees https://screencast-o-matic.com/watch/cYeqbfxS7w Encouragement for such a time as this... Bryan

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March 17, 2020
Reflection: The God Who Never Leaves

Friends of Gracefinder, A reflection I shared with a church to encourage during these challenging times. Stay posted for more to come. In peace, Bryan    

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June 12, 2019
Challenging Subject of Spiritual Beings In the Bible

Spiritual Beings: Check out the interesting new videos by the Bible Project on Spiritual Beings: https://thebibleproject.com/all-videos/spiritual-beings/  Here is the first video:

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