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Stewardship
October 5, 2014

Hilarious Giving

Hilarious Giving

One morning in 1888, a Norwegian businessman opened his newspaper, flipped through the pages, and received the shock of his life: there, in black and white, he saw his own obituary.  It was all a terrible mistake, of course.  The man’s brother had died and a careless reporter, confusing the two of them, composed an […]

September 30, 2014

Not As An Exaction

Not As An Exaction

Judged by contemporary standards, the Apostle Paul employed some strange fundraising methods.  In our text, Paul encouraged the folks in Corinth to make an offering, to be diligent in stewardship, to do their best to give to the distressed saints in Jerusalem; but, curiously, he never said anything about the nature of their suffering.  What […]

September 21, 2014

What Have You Got in Your House?

What Have You Got in Your House?

What have you got in your house?  It sounds like such a simple, straightforward question.  But in the story of Elisha and the widow, that question is all the opening God needs to do something truly amazing.  The widow appeals to Elisha for help.  Her husband is dead and the family owes money.  Now the […]