The March Acts message looked at people like Barnabas, Peter, and the Apostles contrasted with Ananias and Sapphira. Through that contrast we see that the “norm” for the early church was generous giving that represented a full commitment to following Jesus. Unfortunately American Christians look more like the model presented by Ananias and Sapphira, as we like to appear fully committed, but the reality is we hold a portion back for ourselves.
Branching off of that message we are going to look very candidly at money. A vehicle that has turned into the destination. A tool that has turned into the building itself. We will explore three simple view points: