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Faith and Money

Jun 30, 2020

Many of us hold our relationships with family and friends so deep and dear that we may not even be aware of the undercurrents created by money.

In your relationships, is money used to wield power or to empower your life together? Are financial decisions a source of friction or collaboration? Is money a way of keeping...

Jun 23, 2020

Money is so important in our lives as God’s people that it is the second most frequently mentioned theme in the Bible.

Our fundamental understanding of God’s abundance and of our own sufficiency is ultimately a spiritual issue. Faithful money decisions can strengthen our family relationships, empower us to share our...

Jun 16, 2020

If we talk about money long enough, most of us hit a sore spot, an idea that feels threatening in our core, and we spin into “what if” territory. “What if there’s not enough to take care of my family? What if one of us gets really sick? What if I’m poor when I’m old?”

The potential scenarios are endless,...

Jun 9, 2020

Are you someone who easily gives away money and time? If you are, then congratulations, you have already discovered the joy of giving.

For the rest of us, giving can be tough—- it evokes our anxiety about not having enough for ourselves or rankles against our sense of merit—-I earned this and this is mine.

But the...

Jun 2, 2020

Are we people of privilege? Jesus himself defines those with the upper hand as the rich, the well-fed, the carefree, and the well-respected. But aren’t those things we strive for—a good bank balance, a good dinner, a good name? Why would Jesus say "Woe to you" about that?

Because that privilege can be our prison,...