PowerPoint: Missions Giving Through Faith Promise
"The number one factor that leads to God's blessing and revival is radical generosity!" -- Bill Johnson
For most of us . . . yes. Most wage earners find it easier to give weekly or monthly rather than in occasional large lump sums. Regular giving also helps us remember to pray for world evangelism. [ more on prayer ]
No. A Faith Promise is not a pledge. It is an agreement with God to be personally involved in ministry to others around the world through giving beyond tithing. The amount is determined after earnest prayer. Faith Promise is not a tithe; it is an offering of thanks.
The joy is in seeing God working, seeing the needs supplied and in realizing that we have entered into a partnership with God.
C.S. Lewis said it well: "The only safe rule is to give more than we can spare." [ . . . more questions and answers on Faith Promise ]
(Printed on front of card)
In sacred trust, total dependence and faith believing, I choose to give by faith so the world may know His grace, experience His love and surrender to His Lordship. I am trusting God to enable me to:
I understand that my Faith Promise commitment (the amount I'm promising to give) is for the 2000-01 church year.
Please fill out this card and write the total yearly amount you plan to give in the space below.
Total to be given in one year ________(see chart)
Check method of contribution: ___ Weekly ___ Monthly ___ Lump sum payment
(Printed on back of card)
|What regular, systematic giving will accomplish|
|A weekly gift of|
|A monthly gift of|
This card available in Adobe Acrobat PDF format [ click here ]
Check out this card used by Western Oaks Church of the Nazarene in Oklahoma City [ sample card ]
Liven up your missions conference events. How about some Chinese fortune cookies with scripture verses inside or paper place-mats which follow a country theme? [ Click here ]
|What does it take for a Faith Promise Convention or Missions Conference to be successful?[ click here ]|
Faith Promise themes: What theme or slogan did you use this year for your Faith Promise Convention? I'd like to post a collection of themes here. E-mail me with your theme. As for suggestions, why not use a song title? Check out contemporary songs [ click here ] and classic hymns [ click here ].
Faith Promise and Beyond: Unlocking the Resources of the Church to Help Fulfill the Great Commission by Keith Brown
|Check out the Faith Promise FAQ page (Frequently Asked Questions) [ read more ]|
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