When God Plays Hide-and-Seek with You

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I don’t think it coincidence that C. S. Lewis started with a simple game of hide-and-seek when he penned The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe.  The land of Narnia was only revealed in all its glory through Lucy’s participation in the process of intentional concealment and discovery.Although Lewis may not have intended it, his story depicts the process of hide-and-seek that God often uses to reveal both His glory and ours: It is the glory of God to conceal things, but the glory of kings is t … [Read more...]

The Secret to Balancing Your Budget

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We all know we probably should prepare a budget and try balancing it. Yet, according to Gallup in a new poll released just last week, only one third of Americans actually prepare a detailed household budget. Even fewer prepare a long-term financial plan outlining their savings and investment goals in detail.It's as if we're missing the secret ingredient, a magical technique that will somehow make it all work.The Church has seen a lot of training on the topic of finances in the last few … [Read more...]

Why Living Generously Gives God the Greatest Glory

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We often emphasize how difficult it is for a rich person to enter the Kingdom of God. Jesus made that point clearly after watching the rich young ruler walk away from an invite to follow Jesus.Christ vividly likened the challenge as that of a camel passing through the eye of a needle. Whether he meant a certain gate in Jerusalem or what we envision as a sharp sewing tool, the bottom line was that his disciples viewed it as pretty impossible as evidence by their stunned reaction: The young … [Read more...]


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