Imagine feeling free from financial worry, free from debt, and free from the never-ending pressures of juggling all those financial demands. Imagine…feeling in control of your finances.
Money Matters: Financial Freedom for all God’s Children shows you how to do God's math, which is based on spiritual principles found in Scripture. God's math results in:
. Debt-Free Living
. Focus & Planning
. A Disciplined Lifestyle
. Easy Simplicity
. Surrender & Trust
. Creating versus Consuming
. Stewardship Versus Ownership
"Earn all you can, save all you can,
and give all you can.”—John Wesley
"I have observed how the grip of materialism can strangle a person and an organization. The only cure is understanding and applying God’s principles of stewardship and generosity. It’s all there in the Bible. Money DOES Matter. Learn from Mike, one of the best teachers of our time, how to get in sync with God’s game plan." — Bob Buford, Founding Chairman, Leadership Network
The Focus of Heart DEVOTION Chapter 1 – A Faith-filled Focus Chapter 2 – Devoted to Our Rightful Owner Chapter 3 – Surrender, Trust, and Freedom The Commitment to DEBT-FREE Living Chapter 4 – Stewardship 101 Chapter 5 – Steps to Debt-free Living The Practice of a DISCIPLINED Lifestyle Chapter 6 – Creators vs. Consumers Chapter 7 – Lifestyles of the Disciplined and Generous The Power of Ultimate Sacrifice – a call to action
Target audience: any person or family that needs to be more disciplined with financial resources.
Michael Slaughter is senior pastor of Ginghamsburg, a thriving town and country church where over 4,000 persons worship each week. This congregation (which is influencing many others) are devoted to helping the orphans of civil war in the Sudan by giving 50 percent of their Christmas spending (over $500,000) to the orphaned children of Darfur. Mike challenges all of us to remember: "Christmas is not your birthday! It is Jesus' birthday" He is author of Spirtual Entrepreneurs, Out on the Edge, Momentum for Life, and Real Followers, all best sellers published by Abingdon Press. He resides in Tipp City, Ohio.Michael Slaughter is senior pastor of Ginghamsburg, a thriving town and country church where over 4,000 persons worship each week. He is author of Spirtual Entrepreneurs, Out on the Edge, and Real Followers, all best sellers published by Abingdon Press. He resides in Tipp City, Ohio.Kim Miller is Creative Director at Ginghamsburg United Methodist Church, near Dayton, Ohio. Kim is editor of Handbook for Multisensory Worship, volumes 1 and 2, and is author of Designing Worship Teams.When used with Money Matters: Financial Freedom for All God's Churches, this book offers a complete and inexpensive stewardship kit to prepare a congregation for generosity.
A complete stewardship kit to prepare your congregation for generosity.
Outline (7 sessions): 1. The Celebration of Creation2. The Freedom of Simplicity3. The Life of Generosity4. The Trust of Rightful Ownership5. The Joy of Faithful Stewardship6. The Faith in Promised Provision7. The Commitment to Ultimate Sacrifice
Target audience: Participants guide: small groups in congregation; with at least the trustees and the church board.