Most Christians are familiar with: Mt. 6:19–21 Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in or steal; 21 for where your treasure is, there your […]
Paul’s, Silas’, and Timothy’s ministries were under attack. People in Thessalonica were questioning their character and motives. Listen as Pastor Matt explains three things from I Thessalonians 2:1-4 that Paul points to in order to defend their character and protect their influence. 1.They Offered a Treasure from God. 2. They Displayed Unwavering Trust in God […]
Do you ever struggle with gratitude? Or perhaps even with pride, wanting to hide it when someone has helped you in a time of need? Philippians was written by Paul, in part, as a thank you letter from Paul to the Philippians for their generous monetary gift to him while he was in prison. Listen […]
Listen as Pastor Matt explains four beautiful aspects of authentic Christian community that are clear in Philippians 4:14-17 . May we all strive to live with fellow believers in such a beautiful and biblical way.
How should we think of full-time pastors? Didn’t Paul make tents? What about benevolence? Should we give to people who won’t work? Is foreign missions or home missions more important? What does the Bible say. Listen in.
Over the past two weeks Brother David has looked at the concept of stewardship as presented in the Scriptures. In week one, David presented the spiritually linked ideas of ownership, stewardship, and eternity. In week two he showed how God’s grace is displayed in the cheerful giving of His people. But then what? Does the […]
If God owns everything then why should I give anything? Great question, but it is a question with many biblical answers. See how that cheerful giving is a display of your heart, and an indicator of what you worship. Is there any biblical grounds for believing that if you give then God will bless you […]