Taking up an offering, with a short message

Taking up an offering, with a short message

Tienie de Coning
[caption id="attachment_618" align="alignright" width="300"] How to take up an offering[/caption] It's time to take up the offering, everyone knows that finances can be a difficult topic to speak about. When some people hear the word offering they think that the church is just about money, money, money. It is interesting to look at the relationship that Jesus had with money. As well as how frequently he spoke about money. God sees the heart. To Him the motives behind what we are doing are as important as the act itself. God wants more than lip service, He wants your heart. When we take up an offering we first prepare the hearts of the people, as God values the reason why you do stuff. Matthew 5:23-24 "Therefore if you bring your gift…
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How to lead worship at cell (even if you can’t sing or play an instrument)

How to lead worship at cell (even if you can’t sing or play an instrument)

Tienie de Coning
Being a cell leader is not easy. You carry all the responsibility and having to lead worship can be difficult if you can't sing and you can't play an instrument. We also have another resource that will help you select songs for worship. View it here. This post is for educational purposes only. Piracy is a serious issue and it is up to each of us to decide what he or she will do. [caption id="attachment_624" align="alignright" width="300"] Thanks to Austin Neil from www.unsplash.com for the photo.[/caption] With the power of YouTube we can download worship music that has the words while the music is playing. It is a little like cheating, you can lead worship without playing an instrument. Even if you are tone deaf or can't sing - you…
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