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Materially wealthy people are a niche group inside most every church in America. Here’s a few thoughts on wealth, generosity, and discipleship for pastors from a “rich” Christian in a PCA church.
Church members are more likely to donate to their local church in the month of December than any other month. Find out the basic facts you need to know when it comes to year-end giving.
Rick Cope is a business owner, an author, and a ruling elder in his church. Discover how God expanded his view of generosity and is using him to challenge Christian business owners to be generous with their business.
Be Refreshed is a 5-day devotional designed for churches, small groups, and individuals who want to consider generosity through the lens of God’s Word. The devotional takes its title from Proverbs 11:25, “A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.”
John Albritton’s family introduced Coca-Cola to the southern part of Alabama. Trinity Presbyterian Church introduced him to the life-changing message of Jesus Christ. God would use his skills and experience to launch and lead the PCA Foundation.
Gordon has seen numerous pastors struggle under the burden of ministry as well as their personal finances. As he looks back on his 30 years of service, he believes this can be avoided with good counsel and proper support.
In 2016, the PCA Foundation distributed more than $5,300,000 to local churches in the PCA. The amount is a record for a single year in our history. Learn how your church can benefit from the generosity of the PCA Foundation.
“There are thousands of financial advisors out there, and at the end of the day, everyone offers similar products and service. So how do you set yourself apart? It’s the intangibles that add value to a client.”
At the ripe old age of 28, I had been to seven of the 10 best hotels in the world. The competitive streak kicked in: I wanted to get to the other three. But there was something out of whack here. The Holy Spirit kinda poked me in the heart, as if saying, “You’re 28, and is this how you really want to live your life for me?” It was a significant point. I began to wrestle with what it would look like to follow Christ while operating in a world of wealth and abundance.
“Everything you have is God’s. Everything you have is on loan from God.” This is Dr. Scott Jones basic assessment of the Old Testament teaching on generosity. For more than ten years, Dr. Jones has served as the Professor of Biblical Studies at Covenant College. His...