When I stopped striving to earn grace and simply received it, I noticed an abrupt change in how I perceived and related to other people. Unity is a tough subject. When we think we have a handle on what it means, something will come up in the church that creates more division than unity. God doesn’t call us to be unified in our sameness but in our differences. Click here for an excerpt from a book entitled From Good to Grace: Letting Go of the Goodness Gospel.