Sometimes, God doesn’t want us to wait; sometimes God shows up when it’s not convenient or helpful for us; sometimes God doesn’t give us time to find a way out; sometimes, God just wants us to respond as faithful stewards so that the love of God may be made known.
Financial giving isn’t something we like to talk about – it ranks with religion and politics around the dinner table. Our hesitancy to talk about giving is a byproduct of our misunderstanding why we give. So let’s talk about it – why do you give?
Jesus is God’s material gift to humanity even still today. What if we used this giving model for our giving to others at Christmas?
From the first day of our creation as living human beings, our invitation by God has been to receive and then to share.