Category Archives: Stewardship

Creation Care

Today our family drove through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It’s our first visit to the park since the wildfires ravaged the area last fall, claiming the lives of more than a dozen people and causing property damage and … Continue reading

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The Sermon on the Mount 27

No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money. — Matt. 6:24 To pledge … Continue reading

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The Story: Good Guy or Bad Guy?

A few years ago, my kids and I really got into the Star Wars movies. Of course, I was all over it. Over the course of several weeks, we plowed through all six movies and I had the chance to … Continue reading

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The Story: Given to the Lord

There was a ceratin man of Ramathaim, a Zuphite from the hill country of Ephraim, whose name was Elkanah son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, and Ephraimite. He had two wives; … Continue reading

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2 Corinthians 9: Praise Be To God For His Indescribable Gift!

Reading for Friday, Sept 28: 2 Cor 9 Paul continues his thought re: giving. He is still encouraging the Corinthians, this time to be ready to contribute as these workers are coming to them (v5). And he underscores a key … Continue reading

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2 Corinthians 8: Humility in Ministry

Reading for Thursday, Sept 27: 2 Cor 8 In this chapter, Paul encourages the Corinthians to consider their practice of giving. He mentions “the grace of God that has been given among the churches of Macedonia” (v1). Despite their severe … Continue reading

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Matthew 19

Matthew 19   The Kingdom of God is sometimes thought of as some sort of “out there” or “up there” reality. It’s the stuff of heaven, an unclarified vision of eternity to come. But when Jesus teaches on the Kingdom, … Continue reading

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