When the Word of God says "things", it can mean whatever you need it to be! As long as God is first, He will help you/give you those "things"!
Bishop Fender talks about the story of Samson. Even though we fail God and might not be what we ought to be, remember: God never gives up on us!
The church of God needs to get mad at the things of this world. We need to let our faith get mad! Faith so angry that we can go change everything around us!