Category Archive: Living the Gospel - Page 17

Gospel attitudes about wealth – Contentment
Posted September 18th, 2008 by Mike Hubbard

Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment, for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world.  but if we have food or clothing, with these we will be content.  1 Timothy 6:6-8 My wife Heidi and I were reading this passage together the other day, and […]

Gospel attitudes about wealth – generosity
Posted September 16th, 2008 by Mike Hubbard

I’ve already written posts commenting on two of four gospel oriented attitudes about wealth.  I think it is important to avoid some extremes when speaking of money, and our excesses.  The legalistic approach claims that wealth in and of itself is evil, and that Christians should not have money or wealth.  The problem with this […]

Gospel attitudes about wealth – simplicity
Posted September 9th, 2008 by Mike Hubbard

This is the second in a short series of blogs about attitudes that need to be nurtured by followers of Jesus in order to help us live the Gospel with our wealth, possesions and power.  The attitude of simplicity flows from the deep realization that most of us are blessed so far beyond what we […]

Gospel attitudes about wealth – Stewardship
Posted September 8th, 2008 by Mike Hubbard

During the message last Sunday, I shared four gospel-centered attitudes about wealth and money that need to be nurtured if we, as followers of Jesus, are going to live the gospel with this area of life.  Those areas were stewardship, simplicity, generosity, and contentment.  When Christ graces a person, the outcome is life change, transformation, […]

$1 for the Kingdom
Posted August 31st, 2008 by Mike Hubbard

At church this morning we gave each person in attendance a $1 coin.  We may be the first church in history to pass the offering basket and ask people to take money.  The challenge was to see the $1 as God’s money, Kingdom money, and find a way to make a difference with it.  While […]