Very few are talking about it yet, but thousands of pastors are opting for a bi-vocational (BiVo) lifestyle. Like the 16th century Trappists discovered, our prayer and our labor go hand in hand in God’s economy. Everything is sacred, even our secular work.
In this seminal talk, Hugh Halter tells the story of Adullum, birthed through a network of bi-vocational saints. He casts a broader vision for ‘cheap church’ and challenges us to equip disciple makers by leveraging all of life into one calling.
This podcast has significant things to say about TPC and the model through which we fund ministry… well worth the effort!
Jesus talked much about money. Sixteen of the thirty-eight parables were concerned with how to handle money and possessions. In the Gospels, an amazing one out of ten verses (288 in all) deal directly with the subject of money.
As disciples who are seeking to look and act like Jesus, it seems right that we also talk about money… how it captures us and how it shapes our spirituality.
This is a good introductory talk on the topic of money, by charismatic speaker, Simon Holley.