Grace Pike

Grace Pike holds a Master of Divinity from Midwestern Seminary where she serves as Social Media Manager and Associate Editor at FTC.co. She holds a BA in Religion from Samford University in Birmingham, AL. Grace is a member of Cross Fellowship Church and is passionate about the gospel going forth to all nations.

Nov 30

12 Spurgeon Quotes on Joy by Grace Pike

Good stories have good endings. The story that began in eternity past and unfolded in time at Bethlehem will culminate in the acclamation and glorification of Christ when he comes again. For Charles Spurgeon, that was the very height of joy itself. Indeed, he said, “No joy ever visits my soul like that of knowing […]

Oct 27

4 Keys to Healing from Betrayal by Grace Pike

Partnership in the gospel is a gift from God. Few passages in Scripture remind me of this more than reading of Paul’s goodbye to the Ephesian elders in Miletus in Acts 20:36-38: And when he had said these things, he knelt down and prayed with them all. And there was much weeping on the part of all; they embraced […]

Sep 19

Does Love Prevail Over Hardship? by Grace Pike

Take heart, believer. There is nothing lost that cannot be redeemed; nothing broken that cannot be mended.

Aug 17

A Gospel for the Broken by Grace Pike

In the past week, I’ve walked with a friend through a miscarriage, listened to a heroin addict explain that he shoots up because his brother was shot in front of him, and sat with a friend confessing sin and sharing how the consequences will affect their life. Though I’ve not experienced their specific pain, I […]

Jun 27

Human Cruelty and the Compassion of God by Grace Pike

Series: The Lord and Literature

This summer, I finally decided to open a book my mom gifted me last year called Where the Crawdads Sing. Since it is one of the best-selling books of all time and has a theater debut in July, it went from the bottom of my bookshelf to the top of my summer fiction reading list. […]

Apr 27

7 Tips for Social Media Stewardship by Grace Pike

The way we use social media communicates what we think about ourselves, others, and God. Let’s steward it wisely.

Mar 25

Body Image and a Better Understanding of Beauty by Grace Pike

When our hearts believe the lie that there is something more beautiful and more valuable than Jesus Christ, our lives will reflect our rejection of that truth.

Mar 3

Pain From the Church Heals in the Church by Grace Pike

What happens when the ones united to you in Christ—who share the same Holy Spirit as you—are the ones who inflict the deepest wounds?

Dec 24

Beginnings and Endings by Grace Pike

Humanity is fascinated with the idea of time manipulation because, try as we might, we cannot control it. We rarely have awareness of when chapters of our lives are about to begin and end, let alone understanding of “what God has done from the beginning to the end.” But I am confident in this: our tension with time reveals our deeper yearning for redemption.

Nov 18

A Reflection on Kindness from Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See by Grace Pike

Series: The Lord and Literature

True strength is not found in the gritting of teeth or clenching of fists, but in the willingness to lay down at the foot of the cross and trust God as we choose the course of kindness.