Saturday, April 17, 2010

Deep Thoughts from a Shallow Christian

Thoughts on Giving: "Giving is a huge waste of time and money. There's no point giving back to God, he already owns everything anyway, and do you honestly think that you have anything he wants anyway?"

There's a whole series of funny vids from the same stable, all about 1 minute long, on giving, thoughts, temptation etc. Sadly they all cost $20 to download (deep pockets from a shallow.....), but it doesn't take long to browse them. The Giving one was used at a recent diocesan event on giving and stewardship, and worked well to lighten up a potentially heavy subject. That was, until the open question time at the end when parish treasurers all started asking why their contribution to the Diocese was going up so steeply...

1 comment:

  1. I like the sentences read during the collection of the people's offerings in the BCP ("Then shall the Priest return to the Lord's Table, and begin the Offertory, saying one or more of these Sentences following, as he thinketh most convenient in his discretion....")

    Somehow they disappeared in the proposed books that are in more common use today.