Have you ever considered the difference between "giving" and "sharing"?
Pop quiz: Who is the most important person in your church (other than Jesus, of course)?
Do you ever feel like you aren't where you want to be? That could be where you're supposed to be.
The idea of twelve men quitting their day jobs and following Jesus seems out of place today. How do we invest in others, in the very different world that we live in centuries later?
If we eat more when we're out with friends, would we learn more if we studied the Bible with them?
Who is part of the body of Christ (the church), and once we know who belongs there, what should we do about it?
Being part of a group of like-minded believers has a lot of advantages for us, but what does the rest of the world get out of it?
The church wasn't meant to be a place that we just go to be spiritually fed. The early church was an example of sharing, in very practical ways.
As challenging as our individual weaknesses may be against specific temptations, we are not alone in this struggle.