Giving to a local church

This article was first published on the Kingsgate Website In this article, I want to address how we approach giving here at Kingsgate as there is often a   lot of confusion.   So let me suggest a simple pattern that will help us focus on giving in a healthy way. SO HOW CAN WE HAVE A HEALTHY, BIBLICAL VIEW OF GIVING TO A LOCAL CHURCH? I generally don’t talk about giving in terms of tithing (that is the giving of 10% of your … Continue reading Giving to a local church

Money, Grace and Giving (p2)

This article was first published on my church website   In the last article we started to explore the provocative words of Jesus found in Matthew 6:19-33. We saw how: We will never have a healthy relationship with money until we have a healthy perspective on eternity. We will never have a healthy relationship with money if we think it doesn’t get any deeper than the latest iPhone … Continue reading Money, Grace and Giving (p2)

Money, Grace and Giving (p2)

This Article was first published on my Church Website. Yesterday, I showed how Jesus spoke a lot about three interrelated words: Money, Grace and Giving. Of his parables 42% are directly related to money and possessions and I’m convinced Jesus spoke so much about these subjects because he wanted us to see the powerful relationship between the heart’s affections and the purse strings. Eternity needs to be our focus Let’s now … Continue reading Money, Grace and Giving (p2)

Money, Grace and Giving

The following is an article I first posted on my church website In the next few articles, I’m going to be speaking about three interrelated words: Money, Grace and Giving. Now as soon as you read the words Money and Giving (and conveniently forget the middle word Grace), there are likely to be few reactions going off in people’s hearts: Oh no, not another set of articles about money Oh, I’m so glad Adam is writing about this … Continue reading Money, Grace and Giving