What does it mean to love God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength?
Mark 12:28-34; Deuteronomy 6:1-9
February 26, 2017
The Lord’s Account
Today I would like to share two of the many personal stories I’ve been privileged to hear in the last few weeks about the Corinth Legacy Capital Campaign. The first is from Carl and Eugenia Welch. More than forty years ago, early in their married life, they had read in the Old Testament that the “first fruits” belong to God. They decided to establish a separate checking account they called “The Lord’s Account.” Each month from then until now, the first check they have written each month was to the Lord’s Account.
Through the years this money was considered untouchable for any other living expense, investment, or spending desire. The Lord’s Account was for giving to the general church budget, a missionary, or a capital campaign. They even kept some of it in reserve for an emergency appeal, but they always knew the money in that account was sacred. One of the things I love about the current Capital Campaign at Corinth is that we’re tithing to Missions beyond the church – creating our version of The Lord’s Account. Read more »