Corruption grows by hiding in shadows. Faith grows by stepping into the light.
“…my participation in worship doesn’t stop at the doors of the church, and my personal devotions are not the end of worship.”
The best things in life are free, so the saying goes. We don’t consider a human life “free” however. Life is “priceless” but it’s not “free.”
As good as salt is, it’s not food. It won’t sustain you. It’s a condiment that brings out the good taste in food, and keeps it from spoiling.
Jesus turns scarcity thinking on its head in the parable of the talents [Matt. 25:14-30], teaching that those who spread wealth are rewarded while those who hoard it are punished.