That One Necessary Factor

David denHartog wraps up the NEXT GENERATION NOW series with a lesson from Zechariah 4:1-14.  The people are building the temple and God speaks through the prophet Zechariah.  The building will be built “not by power, not by might, but by the Spirit of the Lord.”

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The Ultimate Test

Everything has been given to us by God.  We are called to demonstrate our love to others, and to God.  What is the ultimate test of your love for God?  The answer is given in 2 Corinthians 8:1-12.  David denHartog explains this passage and the ultimate test.

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Thursday’s Child

Nursery rhymes are intended to help children learn about our world in fun and memorable ways.  The book of Proverbs is intended to help us learn the basics of a wise person.  In this sermon, Dean Elliott explains Proverbs 3, focusing on verses 9 and 10.  Do you know what it means to tithe?

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The Measuring Stick

David denHartog teaches about Proportional Giving at the Next Step Commitment Event held at the Cleburne Conference Center.  The widow was commended by Jesus because what she gave was a greater percentage of what she had; compared to the others – who still had much left over after they gave.

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Two Portfolios

David denHartog teaches on Matthew 6:19-34 about sacrificial giving.  Sacrificial giving goes beyond the tithe, which is the standard of giving and was begun with Abraham.  Pastor Dave answers two questions: 1.  What is the motivation for sacrificial giving?  and 2. What hinders us from giving beyond the tithe?

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What a Waste?

Dean Elliott teaches from Joshua 5-7 about what happens when giving (and not expecting anything in return) feels like a waste.  People may feel this way because they haven’t understood what its all about or have forgotten what its all about.  The remedy is to understand what giving is all about and commit oursleves to honoring […]

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I’d Pay Money For That…!

Dean Elliott teaches from Philippians 4:10-20 about giving and why Christians should be characterized by their giving.  Paul gives a definition of Christian giving and 4 reasonable, Biblical explanations of what you can expect in return when you give.

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Vision Gathering

David denHartog and Dean Elliott explain who we are and our mission as a church.  They also explain where we have been, where we are headed, and WHY.  They answer many questions about the upcoming campaign during this service. Corresponding slideshow in .PDF – Next Step Vision Gathering Slides Click HERE to watch the live recording of […]

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