Category Archives: Generosity: Living Large

Giving as a Way of Life

October 30, 2016 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/290980232″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Giving is integral to following Christ. So, how should we give money for the glory of God? God instructs us to give personally. God instructs us to give regularly. God instructs us to give proportionately. God instructs us to give cheerfully. Challenge: Who owns me? …

Spending Money Without Wasting Your Life

October 23, 2016 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/289749342″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] We can spend money for God’s glory or our destruction. Spend money to make friends for eternity. Spend money to pay taxes. Spend money for real needs and… Challenge: Evaluate your spending with God. sermon-notes-10232016  

Saving Money Without Losing Your Shirt

October 16, 2016 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/288679223″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Avoid indulgent waste or greedy hoarding. God instructs us to save for times of leanness. God instructs us to save so we can share. God warns that hoarding isn’t saving. Challenge: Am I taking steps toward abundance or poverty? sermon-notes-10162016  

Making Money

October 9, 2016 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/287554652″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Are we putting the backbone in Living Large by making money? We must all work hard and accept responsibility. Fruitful labor is part of God’s plan for people. Strenuous labor is remedial and rehabilitative. Disciplined labor provides for needs and influences the world. Challenge: Be sure …

A Good Trade for Your Money (and Life)

October 2, 2016 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/287553924″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] We must make an investment if we want a return! Fair Trade Practices: We won’t get something for nothing. Invest for long-term growth – not immediate gratification. Be prepared to deal with the mess. Challenge: Have I counted the cost? sermon-notes-10022016  

The Foundation of a Lasting Empire

September 25, 2016 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/284978540″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] We all build a kingdom with our lives. Assessments: If our goals are focused on earth’s kingdom… If our goals are focused on God’s kingdom… Challenge:  Who is the owner? sermon-notes-09252016  

The First Step of Living Large

September 18, 2016 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/284201866″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Living Large is a byproduct of investing our lives wisely. Store treasure carefully – because it’s only as secure as our kingdom. Choose a master wisely – our Lord gives and takes all our treasure. Evaluate goals consistently – our values are road signs of …