Category: Stewardship

The Liberation of Giving
January 21st, 2018

various texts Most times when a pastor preaches on financial stewardship, he or she gives some rules to follow. Many will tell you to give 10% of your gross income. 10% of your income is the baseline and giving begins after that. I too want to give you a rule to follow this morning. If […]

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God Loves a Cheerful Giver
January 14th, 2018

Luke 16:1-15 Three pastors met during the week and the conversation turned to the Sunday offering and how they used the money that was collected. The Baptist pastor said, “I draw a small circle in the middle of the room and throw the offering up in the air. Everything that lands outside of the circle […]

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Coin of the Realm
January 7th, 2018

Isaiah 55:1-3 In February 1999 when I sold my company, all of a sudden I had more money than I had ever expected to have. What was I supposed to do with this sudden wealth? I remember waking up the first morning after the sale of the company and the wonderful feeling of freedom I […]

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God Loves A Cheerful Giver
May 19th, 2013

Luke 16:1-15 We have taken a big step, moving into our own villa, and now we are discovering the ways we have to improve if we are to take advantage of our new church home. Last week I talked about the use of our spiritual gifts. With more potential comes more opportunity and with more […]

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God Loves a Cheerful Giver
April 19th, 2009

Luke 16:1-15 I want to do a little experiment this morning. In one hand I have a lighted match. Now in the other hand I have a piece of paper. What will happen if I put them together? [paper burns up] How did you feel as I did this? What were you thinking? Did you […]

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