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October 6, 2013

Motivations: Partners

Motivations: Partners

PARTNERS If you regard me a partner, accept him as you would me. (Philemon 1:17) Philemon had a loving heart I hear of your love and of the faith which you have toward the Lord Jesus Christ and all the saints  (Phil. 1: 5) I have come to much joy and comfort in your love… […]

November 8, 2016

The Shrewd Manager

The Shrewd Manager

Shrewdness is not an attribute normally associated with the Christian life. In the first message of the series “The Art of Generosity,” Jesus tells a most unusual parable and teaches about the Gospel, about shrewdness, and about what it means to be truly generous.

November 15, 2016

Generosity and the Danger of Money

Generosity and the Danger of Money

Wealth is like an open microphone on a PA system; it amplifies everything, good and bad. Wealth brings out the worst version of self. This is why generosity is more important that giving. Giving is more often than not a function of the pocketbook. The size of the pocketbook can create barriers to true generosity. […]

November 21, 2016

Generosity & Conversion: The Story of Zacchaeus

Generosity & Conversion: The Story of Zacchaeus

“Zacchaeus was a wee little man …” goes the children’s song we all learned in Sunday School. This wee little man is a giant of a person when it comes to teaching us about generosity. It all started when when he climbed the Sycamore tree in order to see Jesus.

July 19, 2017

Myths: More is Always Better

Myths: More is Always Better

We are attracted to objects. In ancient days the reigning monarch had crown jewels, a scepter, a jewel-encrusted throne and other objects that symbolized his or her wealth and power. We still believe in the myth that objects—the size of a house, the newness of a car, and the brand name of a clothes—bestow power, […]