Donors don’t trust you because you always succeed. They trust you because you are honest and transparent about each success and failure.
David Platt reflects on how consumerism undermines Christmas by leading us to exalt gifts over the Giver and shifting our energies and resources away from the urgency of mission and evangelism.
Can you worship Christ and buy a lot of Christmas presents? Absolutely. But buy wisely.
Three charges, and four purposes, concerning the stuff God generously gives you.
If you’re seeing little unemployment or financial need in your church, while 10 to 15 percent of people in your community are out of a job, why is that? Has your church been passing by the needy on the other side of the Jericho road?