Choosing Contribution over Consumption Tag

Our final question in relation to getting off of spiritual welfare is why has God gifted you?  It doesn’t take long before a conversation about using the gifts we’ve received turns inward to focus on all the benefits that the person using their gifts derives...

The second step to getting off of “spiritual welfare” is to understand how God has gifted you.  In 1 Peter 4:10-11 we read, "As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace: whoever speaks, as...

The first step to getting off “spiritual welfare” is to recognize that God has gifted you. Peter is explicit about this fact when he writes in 1 Peter 4:10, “As each has received a gift…”. Peter envisions a situation where each and every Christian in...

As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace… 1 Peter 4:10 [ESV] The welfare system in our country was conceived in the 1930’s during the economic crisis known as the Great Depression.  The welfare system was...