When a $20 Bill is More Than a $20 bill.

Hoping to make leaderhelps.com a valuable resource for church lay leaders, pastors, ministers and small group leaders, I’m always on the lookout for stories that can be used for teaching and preaching.

This one is about the power of giving. We know that there is a spiritual dynamic to giving – that God honors and multiplies, not just because of the gift, but through the faithful heart of the giver.

And I’m not just talking about paying it forward, but about how sometimes, the power of a gift is the power of the story behind it. Sometimes a gift means more and does more than its apparent value.

Twenty dollars for instance.

It won’t buy much in this day and age. Unless it’s in the hands of 9-year-old Myles Eckert of Toledo Ohio.

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