Message Monday – Tithing is not one of the Ten Commandments

Tithing is not in the 10 Commandments yet it is a very important piece of both the spiritual and financial puzzle. The Big List Worship no god but me. (Don’t worship idols): You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in…

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Message Monday – A contest to find the poorest person on Earth?

Treasure hunts, races, games of chance, and intelligence competitions are fun to win. It is especially fun when an award is given to the first, the smartest, or the best. Some contests are hard, like winning the X-prize, and some are fairly easy like checkers. So what would you think about a contest to see…

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Message Monday – Does Religion make economic sense?

Many people who attend church form new friendships and often discover more purpose in life. Religion is a personal belief and understanding that we were put on this earth to help others and spread the Good News. Consider where the money goes: Funds mission trips and those who work in missions abroad Gives money/food to…

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Message Monday – The Church doesn’t want your money

Contrary to popular belief: Churches don’t want your money. You will hear about capital campaigns and there are some scandals that have tarnished the message of money within religious organizations, but this is not the norm and it certainly doesn’t reflect the reason you are passed an offering plate during the service. Automatons need not…

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Message Monday – Thanksgiving Shopping and God shows up

One of those unmistakable events is when God shows up in something you are doing. It is more than coincidental, more than luck, and it’s really a sign that He is in control. Filling my trunk with food Harvester Christian Church feeds over 120 families a week from their food pantry program. I have the…

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