God Chooses the Humble

Today is the first Sunday of Advent — the beginning of the Christian calendar. The coming of Jesus 2,000 years ago literally divided time and has impacted the world like nothing else. And for the next four weeks, we’re going to be focusing on the Christmas story. My prayer is that we read the story … Read more

Extra-Ordinary

The MagnificatLuke 1.46-55 Choosing TeamsAs kids, to play softball or kickball or whatever team sport, we would choose captains and those captains would then alternate back and forth, taking turns, choosing team members. “Pick me, pick me.” Back and forth, choosing the best, the strongest, the most talented, the fastest, the most popular. No one … Read more

Good Stewards are Grateful

Today, we are finally going to get to talk about the word that’s been on my heart for nearly a year – the word is grateful. Good stewards are grateful! I truly believe that gratitude is one of the most important things anyone can ever learn. You show me a person who has learned to … Read more

Good Stewards are Generous

What’s the difference between people who are generous and people who are not (givers and misers)? Generous people give of their time, talents, and treasures, regardless of how much they have. Generous people overcome fear Generous people know, “It’s not about me!” They value other people. “No person was ever honored for what he received. … Read more

Good Stewards are Godly

What is stewardship? The Bible calls us “stewards” (trustees), which means that we have been entrusted with God’s gifts; we are expected to be responsible and take good care of God’s gifts. This includes: time, talents, and treasures! Get Your Priorities Right – Put God First Having right priorities is about wanting what God wants. … Read more