The prosperity of western culture generates several reactions and emotions. Greed is always a temptation, but so is the other side of the coin: fear of what might happen if prosperity ceases. Those who are eager to get rich face many dangers. They crave the material pleasures and possessions that the world has to offer.
I believe our greatest challenge at this moment in history is to demonstrate a commitment to our distinctives and a willingness to give one another room for diversity.
The church must pull out all stops and do whatever needs to be done to reach the next generation with the truths of God. We have to go beyond the call of duty to communicate to our young people that we love and care for them.
We often lack a biblical world and life view when it comes to being good stewards of our time, spiritual gifts, and financial resources. Does your checkbook reveal dents in accumulation and consumption, or commitment and sacrifice?
Most everybody talks about relational ministry. Yet relationships are so easy to miss because our agendas call for more important things. I’m embarrassed that I don’t know the names of some of the people in our little church. That creates an awkwardness that inhibits any attempt to go further. Think of the people … Continued
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