“Trusted” serves as a compelling theme for our church's stewardship campaign this year! It leaves you wondering who is trusting whom. Are we trusting God in our investment of His resources or does God trust us with His resources? Well, like in many similar dilemmas, it is not either/or but both/and. Stewardship always involves us … Continue reading To Be Trusted
The below is taken from Richard Foster in his book The Challenge of a Disciplined Life: Christian Reflections on Money, Sex and Power. How do we use mammon (all of our material resources) to serve God? How do we master mammon and serve God? How do you make your money count for the kingdom of God? Resolve … Continue reading The Kingdom Use of Unrighteous Mammon (Luke 16:9)
Generous Father, Giving causes You great happiness. Thank you for gladly desiring to give us the Kingdom of Heaven. Forgive us for doubting Your generous heart. We battle unbelief and even sweat the small stuff. Fears and anxieties about temporal things consume us: What we eat, what we drink, what we wear. How we look, … Continue reading Prayer of Confession of Sin – Based on Luke 12:32-48
Treasure a Generous Father - A Personal Worship Guide In this parable, Jesus highlights what the Father delights to give us and how we should respond to His incredible gift.
Treasure the Pearl - Personal Worship Guide This study will guide you through the following questions: Who is the pearl? How do we treasure the pearl? Why should we treasure the pearl? RAP: There once was a merchant looking for pearls Thinking of them like nuts to squirrels But one day he found a pearl … Continue reading Treasure the Pearl – Matthew 13:44-46
Attached is a personal worship guide that helps to parse out the personal implications of the upcoming sermon on "God's Final Answer to All Conflict" from Isaiah 9:5-7. God's Final Answer to All Conflict - a Personal Worship Guide