How fantasy football helps us identify as Citizens of God’s Kingdom – Our Identity: Citizens of God’s Kingdom, Part 4

Did you know that Citizenship in the Kingdom of Heaven is like fantasy football?  When you play fantasy football, you normally draft onto your fantasy team players that are from teams that you don’t root for. All of a sudden, now that they are on your fantasy team, you start being interested in that player. Continue reading “How fantasy football helps us identify as Citizens of God’s Kingdom – Our Identity: Citizens of God’s Kingdom, Part 4”

False Ideas Christians Believe About…Money

Today, as continue our series on False Ideas that Christians believe, we are fact-checking statements about money and generosity. You can’t outgive God. Give and you will receive. It’s my money; I worked hard for it. Money is the root of all evil. Let’s start with… On the surface, this one is true.  God isContinue reading “False Ideas Christians Believe About…Money”

How to have a good relationship with money – Part 2: Be Rich Toward God – Luke 12:13-21

      How is your relationship with money? I wrote this question on the welcome board in our church lobby.  We always have a question of the day, hoping to get people thinking as they walk in for worship.  As I conversed with one person yesterday, we started joking: “My relationship with money?  WeContinue reading “How to have a good relationship with money – Part 2: Be Rich Toward God – Luke 12:13-21”

How to have a good relationship with money – Part 1 – Love it or hate it?

Do you love money?  This guy really does: As he’s hugging that money, he’s probably singing this song: Or do you hate money? Have you ever said “I hate money!”? I have. It’s usually because I actually love money, but I feel like I don’t have enough of it. I want more. I love moneyContinue reading “How to have a good relationship with money – Part 1 – Love it or hate it?”