Learn how to avoid being pulled into the orbit of materialism.
In this 4-week small group study and stewardship campaign, pastor and author Tom Berlin explores what is required to sustain a vibrant life, what we need versus what we want, and what we can do to avoid being pulled into the orbit of materialism. This accompanying video session features Tom introducing friends who tells stories of how generosity has changed their lives. These inspiring “Generosity Moments” provide a tone and context for group discussion about giving from a life of discipleship and a full heart.
Session 1 – Discovering Gravity - Tom Berlin points out that the journey from consumer to steward doesn’t happen quickly. He introduces us to Al, whose journey calls us to thoughtful, emotional, and deliberate reflection on our life experiences.
Run Time: 8:47
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Session 2 - Breaking Free - In session 2, Catherine and Navin moved to America from India. In this video they share their experience of learning to resist the call of American culture to own more and better possessions. They chose instead to answer God’s call to live as faithful and generous followers of Christ.
Run Time: 7:36
In this 4-week small group study and stewardship campaign, pastor and author Tom Berlin explores what is required to sustain a vibrant life, what we need versus what we want, and what we can do to avoid being pulled into the orbit of materialism. This accompanying video sessions feature Tom at various locations, including Cape Canaveral and the Smithsonian Institution, guiding us step-by-step through this stewardship program in his warm, inviting, inspiring style
In session 3 - Tethered to God - In this video Tony tells about his journey from wealth through financial hardship to generosity. He shares his joy at discovering that even a little generosity can go a long way in helping someone else.
Run Time: 8:52
Session 4 - When We Get It Right - Jordan is a young girl who felt called to be generous and help others in need. In this video she and her family share their experience of planning and carrying out a project for generosity.
Run Time: 7:27