It’s a serious problem.
Many people ARE offended by the way ‘the church’ seems to be always ‘on the take’.
And when Paul writes to Philemon, he really does want something from Philemon.
But he’s not asking someone who isn’t passionately keen to help.
And that seems to be the point.
The trouble with asking is when ‘the church’ asks the wrong people, for the wrong thing, for the wrong reasons.
Check it out in these two short audio files from Sunday at Grace … both under twenty minutes … click on the play button for each file below.
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