Keith Krell suggests in his article that there are four kinds of people in every church. What are they? Do you agree? What are your thoughts on his conclusion, "If there is no partnership, there is no church"?
REACH is a biblically-based spiritual journey that's meant to grow our faith. While we'll have an opportunity to give sacrificially over a three-year period, REACH doesn't work like a secular "fundraiser." So no raffles, bake sales, or silent auctions— because they don't grow our faith.
Have you picked up your REACH Prayer Guide? They're available this weekend at the Hub. Prayer Stations take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:00am and 7:00pm, as well as on the weekends next to worship times.)
Honoring God with our gifts, sharing in Christ’s mission to seek and save the lost, giving consistently and sacrificially as an act of worship, demonstrating selfless generosity, and inviting people to be a part of what God is doing here grow our faith and advance our journey toward spiritual maturity.
Why is prayer such an important part of knowing how to respond in faith to an opportunity like REACH? How is God using the REACH campaign to grow our faith and deepen our discipleship as followers of Jesus?
You can give without loving, but you can't love without giving.
“'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’" Matthew 22:37-39
What connection is Paul making between love, insight, discernment, standing blameless before Christ, and our glorifying God? What part do these play in how we respond to the REACH campaign and other opportunities given to us by God?