WHAT IS MY PART?
Each of us can trust God to do far more than we could ever do without Him. Pray and ask God to show you what is possible with His help over the next three years to impact future generations.
Pause to pray
Set aside time to connect with the Holy Spirit through Scripture and prayer. Ask the Holy Spirit to align your heart with His and give you direction concerning His will for you and/or your family. Pray specifically, "Lord, show me how I can leverage my time, talents, testimony, and treasure to impact the world with the extraordinary life found in Jesus."
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV
CONSIDER YOUR STANDARD OF LIVING and GIVING
As individuals and/or families, consider all that God has provided. How has he blessed you? Then ask, “What is He calling me to sacrifice in order to join in what He is going to do next in and through Faith?” We are praying that every person at Faith will consider their level of personal sacrifice (over and above regular financial giving) in order to join in His next steps at Faith. Randy Alcorn says in his book, The Treasure Principle, “God prospers me not to raise my standard of living but to raise my standard of giving.” Look at one household’s giving example on our HOW page.
Tell them to use their money to do good. They should be rich in good works and generous to those in need, always being ready to share with others. By doing this they will be storing up their treasure as a good foundation for the future so that they may experience true life.
1 Timothy 6:18-19 NLT
We can sit, think, and pray all day, but eventually we must take action! Trust that God will keep His promise to provide. Remember that you are not giving to a church but through a church to join in transforming generations with the Gospel. Here are some ways you can live this out in the NEXT campaign:
1. Sacrificially make an Initial One-time Next Offering.
2. Make a 36-month commitment to the Next Campaign (Nov. 2017 - Oct. 2020)
3. Pray for God's favor as we step out in faith to impact generations with the Gospel.
Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.
2 Corinthians 9:7-8 ESV