Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. (2 Corinthians 9:7)
Our gracious God teaches us why we bring our gifts to him. God does not want us to bring an offering because we feel like we “have to” or because we feel guilty or because the “church is always asking for money.” God wants us to give our gifts because we want to bring them. He wants us to bring them cheerfully.
Why would we be willing to part with what is ours and be cheerful about it? There’s only one reason. It’s because our Savior Jesus has given us far more – forgiveness, life, the promise of his constant care and protection, and even more. So it’s our delight to reflect our thankfulness to him in every aspect of our lives, including the use of our treasures to support the gospel ministry.
For those who would like to make an offering online, Good Shepherd participates in PayPal’s Giving Fund. Funds are received by PayPal. Good Shepherd will receive 100% of your offering in 15-45 days. Click below to give through PayPal Giving Fund:
If you would like, you can also use PayPal to set up monthly payments using your PayPal account or a debit or credit card. Good Shepherd receives the funds in one to four days, but minus a 2-3% processing fee. Click below to give through PayPal: