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Welcome to Canyon Ridge. Our goal is to be a community that shares the joys and challenges of life, and we believe that a relationship with Jesus Christ is the only way to accomplish this. We believe the goal of the church is not simply to gather for worship, but to be active in taking God's lie changing message to the world around us. We also want to encourage you in pursuing the life that God intends for you, so please let us know how we can help you in your spiritual journey.
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As we are going through Dave Ramsey’s study, Financial Peace University, I thought I might spend a few weeks talking about money during Sunday morning’s sermons too. I can feel your excitement all the way through the Interweb... A good text to start with will be 1 Timothy 6:17-19 (and maybe 6-10 for good measure). But today I was thinking about the idea of sowing & reaping. “You reap what you sow” is what we usually say. Take a look at 2 Corinthians 9:6-11. Sowing & reaping isn’t as common of a metaphor for Americans as it once was, but for us in the West that still plant gardens or work in agriculture, it works just fine. What you plant is what you will grow & harvest. Hopefully, you will harvest more than you plant (that’s why I don’t garden anymore), and the more you plant the more your harvest will be multiplied. In the case of 2 Corinthians 9, Paul seems to be applying this principle to money (or resources in general). In a crude sort of way, it sounds like capitalism. Invest...