Posts tagged “Money Matters”
How Much Money Should I Give the Church?
What does generosity look like? Pastor Mike flips this issue on its head and warns us not to give TOO much.
Answering Skeptics: “All the Church Cares About Is Money”
Why is there the impression that churches just want your money? Could it be, Pastor Dave asks, that WE care too much about money?
A generous tax collector
I was nervous before talking to my church family about Jesus’ bold teaching on money from Matthew chapter 6. Given the bad experiences many…
“Sell Everything You Have”: Jesus’ Shocking Sound Bites
Do we really need to sell everything we have and give to the poor in order to get into heaven?
At first glance, Jesus got it backward: “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” (Matthew 6:21). Wouldn’t it be better…
I learned this lesson from a garage sale
It was the end of my second garage sale, and I still possessed a bunch of junk. Just like my first garage sale. What…
Every farmer agrees with Paul’s famous words: “Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously”…
I forget God’s truths about money so easily
It’s a weird feeling when you notice someone else’s wealth and feel envy creeping in, isn’t it? I hope you’re immune from that, but…
How Do You Handle Success?
Do you let your success and work become your identity?
How You Can Make an Impact: Without Huge Dollar Signs
Do you need to have a huge bank account in order to have a huge impact?
When Jesus Encouraged Using Money, Possessions, and Ambition
Say what? Jesus wants us to learn things from dishonest managers?
Teaching kids to live generously
Here’s the scene: Mall atrium. Mall Santa sitting on a puffy red chair surrounded by world-worn, shady-looking elves. Long line of squirmy kids accompanied…