This is a follow-up to the 11/16/13 sermon: The Responsibility and Blessings of Tithing. This sermon could also be titled: The Give Way of Life. It emphasizes both congregational responsibilities and the countless ways individuals can personally serve others.
Don Hooser is a minister and writer for the publications of United Church of God. He lives in McKinney TX, a suburb of Dallas. He was born in Dallas and grew up mostly in east Texas. His beloved wife Elsie, originally from Detroit, Michigan, died in August 2020. Don's three children and their spouses are members of United Church of God. Mr. Hooser graduated in 1963 from Southern Methodist University with a degree in mechanical engineering, and graduated in 1966 from Ambassador College, Big Sandy. Don and Elsie married two days after Don’s graduation.