Perspectives on Stewardship

How Much is Enough? I

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How would you answer that question?What’s your reaction when you hear the word contentment? Are you content or is envy a challenge for you? Are you satisfied and pleased with what you have? Or, do you typically find yourself wanting more?Wanting more is an easy trap to fall into...

The Cookie Lady

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When we speak of stewardship, we often think of it only in terms of giving of our financial resources. And certainly, giving of our financial resources to support the work of the church is an important part of our stewardship responsibility.Throughout Scripture, we are encouraged and instructed...

Twenty Dollars

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I recently came across this riddle titled It’s Strange. I won’t repeat the entire riddle but suffice it to say, it is both challenging and thought provoking. Here’s a portion of it:It’s StrangeIt’s strange how $20 doesn’t seem like a lot of money when I go out...

Solid Rock or Sinking Sand

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For several years I have attended a weekly Bible study in person. I now attend online. I admit it’s not the same. Yet, it’s still good to connect with these friends and fellow believers. We are all adjusting to the changes brought on by COVID 19, but of course, we hope things will...

Help!

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It goes without saying that these are unprecedented times. As a nation and even worldwide, we are going through uncharted and unexpected waters. Around the world we are seeing illness and death from a cause unimagined just a few months ago. It’s a poignant reminder of the caution given in...

Chasing the Wind

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Like many of you, I’ve been through several hurricanes - four to be exact - Andrew, Charlie, Wilma and most recently Irma. Never fun, but for me, Irma was by far the worst in terms of damage. I hope and pray we do not have another storm like Irma for a long time - not sure my back (from...

Where is your Treasure?

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Where is your Treasure?As a church we recently enjoyed Chip Ingram as our guest speaker. Chip is not a stranger to First Baptist Naples. He has spoken here on many occasions, but his most recent message was perhaps one of his most compelling and seemed to strike a chord in many of us. It was...

 

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