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Sunday, February 25, 2007 - "Generous Living"
Matthew 6:19-24

Filled With Your Glory - Tim Neufeld
Yesterday, Today & Forever - Vicky Beeching

Everyday - Joel Houston
Better Is One Day - Matt Redman

Blessed Be Your Name - Matt & Beth Redman

I thought our service on Sunday morning was great! I found things to be a bit of a challenge trying to design a service around the idea of investing in things that have eternal significance - treasures in heaven - rather than things that will just disappear and waste away - treasures on earth. One of the things we tried to do with this service was to contrast our daily commitment to Christ while at the same time expressing that desire we have to be with God in heaven for eternity.

We did something a little different this week and included a drama in our service this week. We don't do that very often but as part of our BEYOND segment we used a drama to emphasize the importance of prayer in our lives individually as well as corporately.

The drama was pulled off well and the point was made but we did have a quick little discussion afterwards about how much work went in to preparing something and whether it was worth the impact. We definitely want the impact but we also have to be very mindful of how much time we're asking people to invest in a short segment of a single service. I'd be much more willing to see those hours invested on an on-going basis in one of the ministries of our church.

On another note, I'm really excited about this Sunday - I will try and take pictures and explain as best as I can why we are choosing to do what we are doing this week.