The Question of Money

[cmsmasters_row data_width=”boxed” data_padding_left=”3″ data_padding_right=”3″ data_top_style=”default” data_bot_style=”default” data_color=”default” data_bg_position=”top center” data_bg_repeat=”no-repeat” data_bg_attachment=”scroll” data_bg_size=”cover” data_bg_parallax_ratio=”0.5″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_padding_bottom=”50″][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/3″][cmsmasters_image align=”center” animation_delay=”0″]2027|http://gracevalleychurch.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Adobe-Spark45-1024×768.jpg|large[/cmsmasters_image][/cmsmasters_column][cmsmasters_column data_width=”2/3″][cmsmasters_text animation_delay=”0″] Money has a lot of power over humans. Hear what the wise Teacher from Ecclesiastes has to say about our finances and wealth. [/cmsmasters_text][/cmsmasters_column][/cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_row data_padding_bottom=”0″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_bg_color=”rgba(0,26,51,0)” data_color=”default” data_bot_style=”default” data_top_style=”default” data_width=”boxed”][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_html]PGlmcmFtZSB3aWR0aD0iMTAwJSIgaGVpZ2h0PSIxNjYiIHNjcm9sbGluZz0ibm8iIGZyYW1lYm9yZGVyPSJubyIgYWxsb3c9ImF1dG9wbGF5IiBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vdy5zb3VuZGNsb3VkLmNvbS9wbGF5ZXIvP3VybD1odHRwcyUzQS8vYXBpLnNvdW5kY2xvdWQuY29tL3RyYWNrcy8zOTA5MzY0NzQmYW1wO2NvbG9yPSUyM2ZmNTUwMCZhbXA7YXV0b19wbGF5PWZhbHNlJmFtcDtoaWRlX3JlbGF0ZWQ9ZmFsc2UmYW1wO3Nob3dfY29tbWVudHM9dHJ1ZSZhbXA7c2hvd191c2VyPXRydWUmYW1wO3Nob3dfcmVwb3N0cz1mYWxzZSZhbXA7c2hvd190ZWFzZXI9dHJ1ZSI+PC9pZnJhbWU+[/cmsmasters_html][/cmsmasters_column][/cmsmasters_row]

The Question of Work

[cmsmasters_row data_padding_bottom=”50″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_bg_parallax_ratio=”0.5″ data_bg_size=”cover” data_bg_attachment=”scroll” data_bg_repeat=”no-repeat” data_bg_position=”top center” data_color=”default” data_bot_style=”default” data_top_style=”default” data_padding_right=”3″ data_padding_left=”3″ data_width=”boxed”][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/3″][cmsmasters_image align=”center” animation_delay=”0″]2023|http://gracevalleychurch.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Adobe-Spark41-1024×683.jpg|large[/cmsmasters_image][/cmsmasters_column][cmsmasters_column data_width=”2/3″][cmsmasters_text animation_delay=”0″] “There is ample evidence that our relationship to work is out of whack. Economists, psychologists and sociologists have charted our ballooning work hours; the increase in time devoted to competitive shopping; the commercialization of leisure […]

The Question of Pleasure

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The Question of Meaning

[cmsmasters_row data_padding_bottom=”50″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_bg_parallax_ratio=”0.5″ data_bg_size=”cover” data_bg_attachment=”scroll” data_bg_repeat=”no-repeat” data_bg_position=”top center” data_color=”default” data_bot_style=”default” data_top_style=”default” data_padding_right=”3″ data_padding_left=”3″ data_width=”boxed”][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/3″][cmsmasters_image align=”center” animation_delay=”0″]1994|http://gracevalleychurch.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Adobe-Spark39-1024×1024.jpg|large[/cmsmasters_image][/cmsmasters_column][cmsmasters_column data_width=”2/3″][cmsmasters_text animation_delay=”0″] “Meaningless! Meaningless!” says the Teacher. “Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.” “What do people gain from all their labours at which they toil under the sun?” These words from Scripture are strikingly depressing, but after further […]