Biblical stewardship involves both faithful living and faithful giving, writes author and theologian Mark Allan Powell, in this bible study that explores how we acquire, regard, manage, and spend our money, as well as give it away. From the United Church of Canada. (Photo: WellfordT, Bigstockphoto.com)
Lectionary Reflection (12th Sunday after Pentecost, September 4, 2011)
Ministry is messy; there is no way to be intimately involved in the work of God without getting dirt under our fingernails and confronting the debris of broken lives and dreams. Do we dare to be real, or do we wear the masks of who we “think” we ought to be? Photo by Eli Duke used under Creative Commons License. Thanks!