RECLAIMING RHYTHMS OF FAITH
Throughout church history there are certain tenets that ever seem to be items of focus. Each generation expounds, practices, and passes on. What are the purposes of these recurring traits? More importantly, do they have any “stake” in our lives today or have these aging markers reached their time? In this series, we’ll look at what it means to reclaim these rhythms through the discipline of thankfulness.
A THEOLOGY OF ____
COMMERCE IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD
Money is not a thing. We’d like to think our exchanges take place in a purely “material” sense, when really, our gifts, purchases, and financial plans are made long before the commercial exchange takes place in the world of matter. The exchange occurs first within the heart. All that Jesus taught and practiced was aimed at getting people to shape the heart first, knowing that the person’s outer actions would follow. Make no mistake about it. What we spend our money on matters, but the spending of our money is always preceded by the priorities of our heart. In this series we’ll explore the ways we can shape our views of the material, by first, shaping the heart.
Human life is prone to compartmentalization. We are trained from an early age to be anything but wholistic. Work. Play. Rest. Relationships. Faith. Are they really all separate compartments? In this six part series we will explore the idea that our faith can never be set aside on its own and have any lasting impact. Could it be that we need a new theology about all of our compartments? Could God be in each of them?