Vision

Vision

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” -Jeremiah 29:11 Many of our churches begin preparing a budget for the upcoming year in October. We evaluate our ministry goals...
For a Time Such as This

For a Time Such as This

When Mordecai learned about all that had been done, he tore his clothes, put on burlap and ashes, and went out into the city, crying with a loud and bitter wail.  He went as far as the gate of the palace, for no one was allowed to enter the palace gate while...
Side Effects

Side Effects

Then someone called from the crowd, “Teacher, please tell my brother to divide our father’s estate with me.”Jesus replied, “Friend, who made me a judge over you to decide such things as that?” Then he said, “Beware! Guard against...
Zero Interest

Zero Interest

Jesus replied with a story: “A Jewish man was traveling from Jerusalem down to Jericho, and he was attacked by bandits. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him up, and left him half dead beside the road. “By chance a priest came along. But when he saw the man...
Generosity Vaccination

Generosity Vaccination

“And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.” Philippians 4:8In 1783, Europe was plagued by an...
Ownership

Ownership

Then David praised the Lord in the presence of the whole assembly:“O Lord, the God of our ancestor Israel, may you be praised forever and ever! 11 Yours, O Lord, is the greatness, the power, the glory, the victory, and the majesty. Everything in the heavens and on...