Contributed on Feb 3, 2016
God calls us to give a percentage of our income to the support of His work..
Pastor Rick Warren points out that one of the marks of a disciple is cross-bearing. “Anyone who does not carry his cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.” - Luke 14:27 (NIV) I take up my cross when I do whatever it takes to give Christ first place in my life! He further ...read more
Contributed on Feb 10, 2016
If we are to grow in the grace of giving, we need to give prayerfully.
In 2 Corinthians 8:7, Paul tells us: “But since you excel in everything - in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in the love we have kindled in you - see that you also excel in this grace of giving.” - 2 Corinthians 8:7 (NIV) In our text for today, we have ...read more
Contributed on Feb 17, 2016
God is the owner and we are the managers.
“Now, a person who is put in charge as a manager must be faithful.” - 1 Corinthians 4:2 (NLT) In an article in Relevant magazine, writer Mike Holmes shares the following statistics about giving in the American church: Only 10-25% a normal congregation practice tithing. The ...read more
Contributed on Feb 22, 2016
Obedience always requires sacrifice.
In a Psychology Today article called, “The Myth of Multitasking,” Dr. Nancy Napier shares a test delivered by the Potential Project, a group based out of Denmark that proves that multitasking, the idea that we can focus on two things at the same time, is a myth. I am going to time you ...read more