An idol is usually a good thing that becomes a god thing. We worship what we love and pursue most with our hearts and our actions. God says it is good to tithe, spend, save, invest, and give generously. But we must not love it place hope in it, or be enslaved by it.
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: Luke 18:18-30, Matthew 6:9-29, Matthew 19:22, 2 Corinthians 8:1-5, 2 Corinthians 9:6-12
Instead of spending and going into debt at Christmas, try giving back to the community and investing in God's kingdom.
Scripture: Luke 16:10-15, 2 Corinthians 8:1-4, Philippians 4:14-19
Francis Chan teaches four short lessons infused with compelling videos of teenagers who have struggled and found victory in surrender to God. Video one teaches that we need to surrender our possessions, our materialistic lifestyle and trade it for God's riches (2 Corinthians 8:13-14). The second video features the principle that when you surrender to God, you take on...
Speaker: Francis Chan
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 8:13-14, John 14:15, John 15:18-19, Matthew 10:39
Topic: Generational Characteristics
With the power of spending money comes great opportunity and great responsibility. Consider three keys to giving more generously: live simply, spend conscientiously and buy ethically.
Speaker: Jeff Jones
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 8:13-15, Isaiah 58:3, Isaiah 58:6-7, Malachi 3:5
Paul teaches that we should look down the economic ladder and give accordingly from the heart. In addition, we should climb down the ladder to reach the struggling and the lost just as Christ did for us.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 8:1-15, Ecclesiastes 5:12, Luke 12:33-34, Acts 10:34, Philippians 2:5-11
Topic: Money and Giving
Big Question: Do we want to live by greed and fear or do we want to live by blessing and peace? If we want to have a Holly Jolly January...it will all depend on who we put into the driver's seat because no one gets to pick who's in the driver's seat but us.
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Luke 16:10-15, 2 Corinthians 8:1-7, Philippians 4:18-19
Pastor Brad Tuttle teaches the value of integrity in the life of the believer. Integrity may be defined as "wholeness" or "authenticity," unity between what we say and what we do. A Christian who exhibits this powerful character quality has a strong testimony to an unbelieving world.
Speaker: Brad Tuttle
Scripture: Proverbs 10:7, Proverbs 28:1, Matthew 17:17, Matthew 17:24-27, 2 Corinthians 8:16-18