Contributed on Jan 23, 2008
As we learn to obey God’s call to support his work through our giving, the result will be personal growth.
As Christians, we are called to grow in our faith. We are called to be disciples of Jesus Christ, which means that we are to grow through the practice of certain spiritual disciplines: Bible study, prayer, witnessing, forgiveness, and the discipline we will consider over the next few ...read more
Contributed on Feb 6, 2008
If a church is going to grow as God has commanded us to, by making disciples, the people must give to support the ministry of the church.
In Exodus 35 & 36, we read about the construction of the Tabernacle. The details of that construction are laid out in these two chapters. It is conservatively estimated that the Tabernacle would cost approximately ten million dollars if it were constructed in the US today. The construction of ...read more
Contributed on Feb 18, 2008
As the believer grows in the discipline of giving, he helps build up the kingdom of God on earth.
“For we are God’s fellow workers” - 1 Corinthians 3:9 a (NIV) Former head of the California Baptist Foundation, Cecil Pearson relates the story of how one morning, he was standing near a construction shack in a new subdivision in Sacramento, California, where the California Baptist Foundation ...read more