December 8, 2016

Do you ever think about how much you and your church have benefited from the extravagant generosity  of others? The churches we worship in, the pews where we sit, the organs on which our hymns are played, the kitchen where the tea and coffee are made… All these things and more are the result of other people’s...

December 8, 2016

In the reflection for day 32 Robert Schnase tells a story about two different families who were having their children baptized during the same service. After the service the grandfather from one of the families found himself holding the baby from the other family. As various members of the congregation spoke...

December 8, 2016

“They are to do good, be rich in good works, generous, and ready to share, thus storing up for themselves treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of the life that is really life.”

(1 Timothy 6 v 18-19)

Psalm 24 begins with the words “The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it...

December 8, 2016

Take from among you an offering to the Lord;

let whoever is of a generous heart bring the Lord’s offering (Exodus 35:5)

In today’s reflection Robert Schnase shares a story that many of us will be familiar with in our churches – being hit by an unexpected repair bill. This is something that many of us worry abo...