It looks like the people that seem to be happy are the popular ones, the centers of attention. It's not true of course, everyone has their issues in life, but perceptions can really mess with our heads.Disciples Not Consumers The all-consuming mentality of "consumerism" has invaded the church of Jesus Christ. Rather than prayer and reliance on the Holy Spirit, church leaders are more interested in catchy phrases, intelligent marketing ideas, polished plagiarized sermons, and packaged church growth programs to bring more people into their buildings.
The world would have you believe that there’s joy and happiness to be found in accumulating more stuff, and building a bigger bank account. But today on Abounding Grace we’d like to show you, that there’s actually a joy to be found in generosity! And Pastor Ed Taylor will reveal some of the ways we can learn to be generous, one of which you can apply the next time you eat out!All Sermons by Pastor Ed Taylor