Joy of Giving

Think of the pipes in your house. Would they be useful if they were only concerned about their own wetness? Just holding onto the water and never letting go? Sure the inside of pipes are wet but that stagnant water…

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Giving Guidelines

Planned Percentage and Proportionate Giving We all know that rewards work. We live in a world where our spending is usually tied to some sort of reward, whether it is free flights, cash back rewards from credit cards, or merchants…

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Writing a Will

A few months ago, the Zion Foundation hosted an informational night where local attorney, Wanda Weber, talked about setting up a will and other things that can be prepared such as Trusts and Living Wills. This was a very good…

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Offering = Worship

When I give to major fundraisers I often will research online to find out the percentage of the donations that go to the work of the charity. However, giving is not always about efficiency. In ancient Israel offerings were not…

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We Did It

When you get to be 150 years old, you probably think you’ve seen it all. As a church, Zion can nearly make that claim. Wars, the depression, too-cold winters and too-dry summers. The list goes on and on. Throughout our…

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