What are ways that you are able to share your faith with friends, relatives, associates, or neighbors? Whom might you pray about reaching out to over the next three months? Who might you invite to the Easter Egg Hunt or to Easter to be introduced to the BEST “Good News” in the world?
And Next-Next Steps …
If you would like to continue to read about spiritual growth in the Wesleyan tradition, your Pastors recommend : The Wesley Challenge Participant Book: 21 Days to a More Authentic Faith by Chris Folmsbee. It can be ordered through Cokesbury.com or Amazon.com.
We give in loving response to God’s gifts to us. What have I received from God that makes me feel so good I can’t wait to share it with others? 1. For more reflective questions on “Generosity,” you can find a worksheet from our A Disciple’s Path study at colliervilleumc.org/disciple.
The “10-10-80 Principle” states: Give God 10%, save 10%, and live off 80%.
2. Is it time to assess your finances to be intentional for saving for the future, giving back to God, and managing what you live off? What are your percentages? Are they where you would wish them to be?
To learn more, about how to assess your finances and work toward the “10-10-80 Principle,” visit: independentandprosperous.com and search 10-10-80.
John Wesley’s three rules for dealing with money: “Gain all you can. Save all you can. Give all you can.”
2. Reflect upon your vow to participate in worship. How do you actively engage in the different aspects such as the songs, Scripture reading, sermon, or prayer time? Are you in worship weekly and if not, how can you work toward that spiritual practice?
Small Group Community:
1. Check out this “Sweet Hour of Prayer” video as a great small group spiritual practice: Sweet Hour of Prayer