In Search of Contentment, Pt. 5

Find the Supply of Jesus for You. (Vs. 19) In the context of this passage, Paul was commending the Philippian church members, because they were faithful to send Missionary Paul money to help him further the Gospel and plant new churches.  Paul is the New Testament missionary that most missionaries pattern their ministry after –Continue reading “In Search of Contentment, Pt. 5”

Missions, Buildings, and Growth

Missions, Buildings, and Growth But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.  Philippians 4:19 Does our giving money to missions have a direct impact on the blessings of God on a local church?  Does our involvement in missions have a impression on our own church growth?Continue reading “Missions, Buildings, and Growth”

Learning to Give

The following story provides a good illustration for a person with the good character of giving:  “Marquis de Lafayette was a French officer who provided invaluable assistance to George Washington and the struggling American army. After the war was over, he returned to France and resumed his life as a farmer of many estates. InContinue reading “Learning to Give”

Finding Financial Freedom PART 5

Psalm 62:10 Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them. In an effort to encourage and help you have more financial freedom, the following resources are recommend: How to Manage Your Money, Larry Burkett Giving & Tithing, Larry Burkett Never Enough?, Blue & GuessContinue reading “Finding Financial Freedom PART 5”

Finding Financial Freedom PART 1

Finding Financial Freedom.  PART 1 Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them. Psalm 62:10 “A father gave his little girl two dollars and said, “You can do anything you want with one of the dollars, but the other dollar belongs to God.” WithContinue reading “Finding Financial Freedom PART 1”

8 Ways to Love Your Spouse

8 Ways to Love Your Spouse I like the Reese hearts and the Russel Stover Chocolates.  My wife likes the chocolates and the red roses too.  Each Valentines day we are all reminded about the special relationships many of us are called by God to enjoy – marriage.  A happy and healthy marriage is possible!Continue reading “8 Ways to Love Your Spouse”

Don’t Be Like Your Dog

Don’t Be Like Your Dog “A little lad of six was invited out to lunch in a neighbor’s home. As soon as all were seated at the table the food was served. The little boy was puzzled, and, with a child’s frankness, asked, “Don’t you say a prayer before you eat?” The host was uncomfortable,Continue reading “Don’t Be Like Your Dog”

The “Value Equation”

The “VALUE EQUATION”  He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity. Ecclesiastes 5:10 More money and more stuff that money can buy will not satisfy the deepest needs of your heart.  Because we tend to overvalue money and stuff, we can getContinue reading “The “Value Equation””