The Church has sent some bad messages about money. Give 10% because the Bible says so; it’s your duty.* Give because we have a need. Give because God’s going to give you stuff in return. Make no bones about it. We’re called to give our money. We’re called to open our lives–everything we are and […]Read more "The Gratitude Path 4: Currency & Economy"
It seems to me that God’s whole reason of creating and redeeming is that God wants people to bless people to be a blessing (i.e., God-relationship). I even wonder if blessing is not a choice for God as much as it is a natural outflow of God’s nature—who God is. When we jockey for position with […]Read more "limit(less) 4: parts of a whole"
We’ve been talking about how everything we have is a gift from God for us, for our neighbors, for the Eternal Kingdom. The most dangerous gift God ever gave was freedom–our ability to make free choices. God did that for the sake of real relationship. After all, if God forced us to make choices for […]Read more "All Is Gift 4: Freedom"