We all want to be generous people, but we don't always end up being generous. So what stands in our way? Pastor Ed identifies 3 things that can be on the other side opposing the generous people we want to be.
What do you think of when you heard the word Hospitality? If you get images of Rachel Ray and making scones then you have the wrong idea. Pastor Ed helps us to understand how important this is for followrs of Jesus to extend God's grace to others.
Grace is simply getting what we don't deserve. God has poured out his grace into our lives but is that where it stops? Shouldn't that grace flow into the relationships around us? Pastor Ed begins a brand new series where we will learn what the Grace of God looks like as it affects our lives and those around us.
According to a recent study Christians are twice as likely to believe a person in poverty is there because of effort and not circumstances. The problem is you can't know that without knowing someone's story. Pastor Ed looks at the story of the Good Samaritan for some advice on how to help without hurting.
Forgiveness is easy to talk about but difficult to do. Mostly because broken relationships are painful. Pastor Ed helps us understand how to move towards forgiveness as Jesus asked us to.
We all the best of intentions when it come to being generous but we often don't live in that direction. Pastor Ed is going to help us understand how we need to walk in a new direction so we don't just intend to be generous but we are generous.