God blessed Abraham. He came to him, called him from his idolatrous family, and sent him packing toward the Land of Promise. To him, real-estate and descendants were promised in abundance. He would walk with God and be spiritually blessed, and in response he would become a blessing to others — to the entire earth. … More Why do you give?
In church leadership circles, much conversation takes place regarding how one should collect offerings. Should offering plates be utilized? Should there simply be a box at the back of the sanctuary where people can more anonymously give their monetary donations? Should the offering be collected and brought up front so the minister can review the amount … More Giving off the Top Shelf