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December 2012

Extending The Giving

 

An encounter with the Savior is an experience that deserves to be passed on.

Season of Giving web



The Costly Gift

Season of Giving webThe roles that Mary and Joseph played in the Christmas drama were costly to their reputations.



The Season of Giving

Season of Giving webThe Christmas season has become a season of receiving, however its origins speak much more about giving that began with God.



November 2012

Temple & Treasure

6T WebbannerTemple: Our culture has traded the sanctity of the sexual experience for temporal gratification.

Treasure: God can’t own our hearts if he doesn’t own our pocketbook.



Touch & Time

6T WebbannerTouch: Our culture defines value by net-worth, but God sees value in relationships, and he desires to use those relationships as avenues for demonstrating His love.

Time: God has gifted each of us with 24 hours. How we use our time to advance the Kingdom as part of our tithe.



Task & Talents

6T WebbannerWe are instructed to “bring the whole tithe”, yet when speaking of tithing, we often limit the discussion to finances. Those with limited resources, can use that as an excuse to not tithe. This message introduces opening that discussion.

TASK: From the very beginning, God gave humanity the task of stewardship.

TALENTS: Our God-given talents and abilities gifts from God.



Being Faithful & Political

God's Politics WebWhat each of us can do to faithful engage our beliefs in the political arena. Download a copy of the God’s Politics position paper booklet.



Applying The Pillars To Immigration

God's Politics WebIssue presentation on what Scripture says about immigration reform. Download a copy of the God’s Politics position papers booklet.

 

 



October 2012

Applying The Pillars To Other Issues

God's Politics WebIssue by issue presentation of a Biblical position on other themes: Environment, national defense, freedom of religion, crime and punishment. Download a copy of the God’s Politics position paper booklet.



Applying The Pillars to Issues of Life & Economy

God's Politics WebIssue by issue presentation of a Biblical position on economic themes: Life issues (abortion, euthanasia), Economic development, poverty and welfare, healthcare, tax policy. Download a copy of the God’s Politics position papers booklet.



Applying The Pillars To Family Issues



God’s Pillars For Politics

God's Politics WebChristians should attempt to influence government to two ends – mercy and morality. Download a copy of the God’s Politics position paper booklet.