We have a heart set free and released from fear. Everything we are and have is in the orbit of God’s grace. As we give, it’s in response to this great freedom and love, and not in spite of compulsion … Continue reading “The Heart of Generosity”
We Love, part 6. We’re called to steward all the things God gives to us. We’re want manage our resources wisely, considering God in all that we do. We want to give generously of our time, talents and treasure.
We’re all caught in the same storm but we’re not all in the same boat. Some of us are thriving, others just about surviving. How do we handle the different challenges we’re all experiencing?
We want to review our giving, not because we want to increase the overheads of the church, but to increase the overspill. We want to love Eastbourne more. We want to bless more. We want to reach the poor, the … Continue reading “Giving Day 2018”
Part 7. Theft isn’t something that’s just done by robbers at midnight, sneaking into your neighbours house. More often than not it’s ‘white collar crime’: tax avoidance, inflated costs, stealing from work, sick days and clocking off early.
A one degree alteration in your course, over a period of time, will change the whole trajectory of your life. So what do you want to do this year? How can we grow in our walk with God?
Justice: part 1. Looking at the issue of justice through the story of the woman at the well: a person who was not only part of a racially hated group, but socially excluded from her own community. Jesus steps across … Continue reading “Jesus and Justice”
We look at a passage of the Bible which is among the most abused regarding money, but also underpins the way our western society is structured.
How to make room in our lives, learning to be generous with time, money and personal skills.