GraceConnect is the new magazine for the people of the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches (FGBC). It is part of a larger initiative to build bridges of communication within the FGBC. Content from this issue of the magazine is used on the graceconnect.us website and fed to the GraceConnect page on Facebook (facebook.com/graceconnectus) and on Twitter (@graceconnectus).
Stories in this issue:
A Proper Respect: When ministry leaders fail, the effects ripple beyond anyone’s comprehension, according to authors Ken Bickel and Kevin Vanderground.
Honor Bound: In 1986, a retirement program for Grace Brethren pastors was near insolvency. In the Winter 2013 GraceConnectmagazine, learn how people of the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches stepped in to ensure that pastors (and their widows) enrolled in that program would have benefits for the remainder of the lives.
Missional Congregation: Life overflowing is the focus of a new Grace Brethren church in the Triad of North Carolina. Daniel and Teressa Pierce, along with several other families, are planting a missional congregation in Greensboro.
Training to Transform: The Hispanic Bible Institute at the Sunnyside, Wash., Grace Brethren Church, will graduate its first class this year. Learn more about this initiative to equip Spanish-speaking leaders so that lives will be transformed in the Pacific Northwest.
Integrating the Gospel and Life: As Americans, we love to jump in to do relief, we’re pretty good at restoring, but we do not often have the patience to help develop.
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