#112: An assortment of biblical encouragement.

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In this episode of the Ministry Minded Podcast, I recap some sermons and talk about how God’s grace gives us the freedom to be present, right now, where we are. I also highlight some articles from around the web that have proven enlightening and encouraging. May you be blessed by this brief episode.

Grace and peace.


Pastor Brad’s sermons

Stonington Baptist Church sermons

Grace for the now,” article by yours truly

On not minding what happens,” Oliver Burkeman

I’m Not Who I Want to Be,” article by yours truly

The Pastoral Heart of Bunyan,” Jake Tanner

Smells Like Groupie Spirit,” Randall R. Greenwald

Daily Grace: The Mockingbird Devotional, Vol. 2

Grace: So Much More Than You Know & So Much Better Than You Think, Brad J. Gray


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I’m Brad Gray and I serve as the Senior Pastor of Stonington Baptist Church in Paxinos, Pennsylvania, where I live with my wife Natalie, daughter Lydia, son Braxton, and soon-to-be-born daughter Bailey. Besides pastoring, I spend most of my time writing, reading, and ministering in many more ways. I am resolved to faithfully and fervently propagate the gospel of “grace upon grace” for the weary and the worn out. It is my sincerest desire to live and minister all “for the sake of the Name” (3 John 1:7). So long as Christ is exalted, that is enough.


Intro music: “Explorers (Instrumental Version)” by The Midnight, The Midnight Music LLC, 2018.

Ad music: “Coffee Stains” by Finley, licensed under CC BY 4.0.