The churches of the world have twisted the definition of grace to be one in which Jesus Christ does everything for us, to the point where we do not have to change and grow. Grace is God's unmerited pardon for our sins which makes eternal life possible for us, but there is much more to grace than this.
Mark Vincen is an elder in the UCG - Indianapolis congregation. He was born in Lincoln Park, Michigan (Detroit area). He holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan. He has lived in Noblesville, IN (Indianapolis area) since 1987. Mark works as video display technology engineer for Delphi Electronics and Safety in Kokomo, Indiana. He has been a member of God's Church since 1981. He is an electronics hobbyist (builds digital clocks with various display technologies), enjoys walking, reading, and science fiction.