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Fully Committed

Start by reading Luke 5:1-11 and Matthew 14:22-33

This is going to be the last post on Stewardship.  I know, there are many of you that are excited about that.  That being said, I also want this to be a little bit more fun.

One of the traps that I think we get ourselves into is that we like to treat Stewardship with a lot of weight.  We think, that because its such a serious topic, that we should treat it as such.  It should be serious, and ponderous, and solemn, and “holy,” and full of onerous statements of philosophical certitude (and ain’t that a mouthful).  Continue reading Fully Committed

Scarcity, Abundance, and the Unexpected

Start by reading John 6:1-21

This idea of scarcity and abundance is something that has been on my mind a lot, but it wasn’t very clear.  What was there, has started to take on a better shape.  The main reason for this is due to Church Camp.

I enjoy going to church camp.  I know, that for most folks, their idea of a good time isn’t spending  week with a bunch of high school and junior high age kids.  For me that’s a vacation.  There is something genuine about them, once you get past the person that they want everyone to think they are.  They are at that goofy and awkward age when they are still trying to figure out who they are.  That time of life leads to a lot of laughter, but also to a lot of vulnerability.  Its both fun, and a privilege for me to share in that time with them. Continue reading Scarcity, Abundance, and the Unexpected