My Wealth Before God

PLAY AUDIO: MOTIVATE Regardless of your political leanings, both Democrats and Republicans agree that the economy is an important issue for the news and for future elections. Of course, there are differing solutions to how best maximize the economy. Yet, when it comes to money everyone is paying attention. As believers, we have an insider…

Cross Centered Farewell (1Corinthians 16)

Play Audio: MOTIVATE Every occupation has its challenges. Some challenges for those in ministry are what we see throughout the letter of 1Corinthians. –          confronting conflict –          disciplining immoral behavior –          affirming that genders are equal in worth but different in function and role –          defining true love –          correcting errant theology –          saying goodbye…

Why Give (Exodus 35-39)

MOTIVATE Illus: One Sunday afternoon a family sat down at the table for lunch following the church service. The young son started the conversation, “Dad, I couldn’t stop yawning, that was a boring sermon today.” The daughter chimed in, “Brother, you sure are right. And he just kept going on and on and on.” The…

Stewardship: Treasure

THE SOURCE – LESSON 9 STEWARDSHIP: Treasure As a Christian, you have inside knowledge of an eventual worldwide upheaval caused by Christ’s return. This is the ultimate insider trading tip: Earth’s currency will become worthless when Christ returns – or when you die, whichever comes first. (And either event could happen at any time). Investment…