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
In the movie, “All the President’s Men,” Deep Throat made the famous statement, “Follow the money.” Since then, this quote has become part of the American vernacular. When one wants to discover the motives of politicians, business men, educators, and mothers, one normally close to the truth if he follows the dollar. Money appears to … More Follow the Money