Are your goals too small? Are you living the “just get by” plan? Or is there a greater “God dream” for you that, if lived to the fullest, could permeate and inform every move you make? Dare to Dream draws on the Bible and the author’s lifetime of ministry to help us discern God’s dream for us and learn to live it out, prayerfully and enthusiastically. As you read, you will develop a life mission statement that helps you fully commit to a God-directed lifestyle.
Every year, we say we're going to cut back, simplify, and have a family Christmas that focuses on the real reason for the season- Jesus. But every year, advertisements beckon, the children plead, and it seems easier just to indulge our wants and whims. Overspending, overeating, materialism, and busyness rob us of our peace and joy and rob Jesus of his rightful role as the center of our celebration.
What happens when we truly put God first in all aspects of our lives? In a culture guided chiefly by shiny, life-promising distractions, “enough” seems elusive and keeps us indebted to that next source of satisfaction. What if the Giver of Life offered freedom from this downward spiral—would you take it? First: Putting God First in Living and Givingis a four-week all-church stewardship program to help participants reassess priorities and make a meaningful contribution to the world._