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When I first heard about stewardship in 1994 it radically changed my thinking. This new way of thinking seemed so counter-cultural to me. Was I ready to take the risk? I took the risk and discovered a remarkably rewarding way of life. The rewards come as a result of the new habits and daily choices … More Dare to Think Differently
Over 2000 years ago God poured out His Holy Spirit at the first Christian Pentecost. The undying power and strength of Pentecost remains available to us today! We have the Holy Spirit. The question is how much of us does the Holy Spirit have? Give the Holy Spirit permission to work in you. The … More Joppa Stewardship Leaders Bulletin Reflections for June 4th, 2017 Pentecost Sunday
May 28th – Ascension of the Lord Immediately before Jesus’ Ascension he commissions his followers. In our baptism we have received the same calling. Baptism summons us to be Jesus’ disciples. As his disciples each of us are to be good stewards of the faith that we have received. We do so by sharing … More Sunday’s Stewardship Reflection
May 7th – 4th Sunday of Easter Peter’s transformation by the Holy Spirit is nothing short of amazing! He immediately goes out and calls the people to repentance with zeal and confidence. This is a man who was once so afraid he even denied knowing Jesus. Repentance is to change the course of our entire … More Joppa Stewardship Leaders Bulletin Reflections for May 7th, 2017
Bulletin Stewardship Reflections for April 2nd to 30th, 2017 April 2nd – 5th Sunday of Lent …and you shall know that I am the Lord The people of Israel failed again and again to be good stewards of God’s covenant with them. A stiff-necked and prideful people, they followed their own advice. Still, God is always … More Sunday Stewardship Reflections
To give or not to give? This is a reasonable question; however, I don’t see it as being ‘the’ question when it comes to our giving. Why to give is another good question, although I think, still not ‘the’ question…I’ll get to that in a moment. The “why” points us to considering stewardship as part … More To Give or Not to Give… Is that the Question?