Stewardship and giving are at the heart of the Christian faith. We are taught to earn all we can, save all we can, and give all we can. In this consumption dominated world, the very act of giving to others is countercultural. It says to the world, material things are not the goal, but a community where we all take care of one another certainly is. Join us this month as we explore how to have a "Giving Heart".
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Rev Blake Lasater has served the Eureka Springs United Methodist Church since 2015. Prior to that he planted a new church start in Bentonville Arkansas called Living Waters UMC. He has also served churches in Camden and Warren Arkansas, and spent 14 years serving as a US NAVY Chaplain ministering to Sailors, Marines, and Seabees in Iraq (2007) and around the world from Crete to Thailand and Japan. He received his Bachelors degree from Arkansas Tech University, with a double major in History and Philosophy (concentration in the Ancient World) and his Masters of Divinity Degree from Southern Methodist University. He is a widower and has remarried. His spouse's name is Dr Marilou Shreve, a professor at the University of Arkansas' Nursing Department as well as an Advanced Practice Nurse in Pediatrics. They have a daughter named Elizabeth Grace, or just Gracie for short, she 'does as she pleases.' Together they love traveling and exploring the world.
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