Articles Tagged 'Greed'

ToGather: Set Free

Today we celebrate our freedom in Christ!

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When the Cost Is too High!

If anything costs you your family or your faith, the price is too high!

Max Lucado reminds us the real price tag for greed.

Teach Us to Pray 09: Recalibrating Need

Our prayers often treat God as if he is the free Amazon delivery service for our every whim and want.

Phil Ware with Andy Johnson remind us that our prayer is for the bread we need today, not the extravagance we want for ourselves.

Living Simply?

The call to live simply and with contentment is not easy. I am not there, but I’m trying.

Tom Norvell encourages us not to grow weary in our battle to live simply so we can find true contentment.

What Is Your Price?

When questioned, most people questioned would give up many precious things for 10 million dollars. Would you?

Max Lucado challenges us to think about how many of us give up our values and most precious life connections for far less than millions of dollars because we are greedy for something.

When the Cost Is too High!

Greed is not defined by what something costs; it is measured by what it costs you.

Max Lucado reminds us the real price tag for greed.

When You Lead

Serving to bless is also the foundation on which we lead.

Rubel Shelly reminds us of the real definition of a leader as someone who serves others because leadership is always for the sake of others.

It Isn't (All) About the Money

Wouldn't you want to work here?

Rubel Shelly talks about the best places to work and how it isn't all about money.

He Didn't Save it for Us

Integrity can be costly in the long run while paying huge dividends in those we teach!

Rubel Shelly talks about a family who found money in the attic of their newly purchased house and returned it to the heirs of the previous owners because they were honest and wanted their kids to know the truth of character.

A New Normal

What are you going to do in the new financial environment?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that the economic times, especially the financial downturn, gives us an opportunity to learn new things and establish new values, more biblical values, in our approach to consumption, greed, and ownership.

True Freedom?

How much stuff makes us free?

Paul Faulkner talks about how possessions seem to take over our lives and own us.

Root of the Problem

What really is behind all of this financial mess?

Rubel Shelly talks about the financial crisis, or better, crises, that are afflicting our economy and housing markets and foreclosure problems and points to one age old problem -- greed.

Luxury Addiction

How much has your stuff become your owner?

Patrick Odum challenges us with some real truths about luxury and greed and what it does to our walk with God and our genuine opportunities to be happy.

The War on Materialism

What's the real threat to our culture?

Rubel Shelly writes about our greatest cultural enemy in spiritual warfare, consumerism or greed.

Sausage Over Souls

Why in the world would anyone choose sausage over a life being changed?

The healing of the madman and the reaction of the crowd remind us once again that people are often prejudiced against anything that costs them something even if it benefits other people.

I Need More Stuff

How much is enough for you?

When do we have enough stuff and can we say no to acquiring more?

Affluenza Epidemic

Have you been vaccinated against this flu?

We have got to address our addiction to things, money, greed, debt, wealth, and materialism.

Sunk by Our Own Desires

What are you chasing that is destructive to you?

A self-destructive meal at a mud hole reminds us of how our own desires can blind us to the dangers of our own greed and lust for power.

Obsessed to Death

Can obsession claim you body and soul?

We can get so caught up in wanting more that we kill ourselves.

Too Many Tepees?

How many tepees is enough?

We know who won't get our stuff when we die, and storing it in bigger or more tepees won't help!

Learning to Be Content

Have you found it yet?

I haven't learned to be content because I'm always wishing for more, but I'm trying and haven't stopped!