For A Change, May I Suggest Also Giving To The “Flagrantly Undeserving” This Year?

In our desire to help "the least of these," we do ourselves a disservice if we only define "the least of these" as those we find most personally endearing or worthy. [Click title to read more.]

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No, Life Isn’t Fair. But We Can Try To Tip The Scales.

Although the world is fundamentally cursed and unfair and we have to reconcile ourselves to that, we also need to think about the fact that we are the ones who can make it a little less unfair. [Click title to read more.]

People Don’t Just Get Hungry At Christmas

At the end of the holiday season, many Christians are overwhelmed by the blitz of giving. The problem is that need doesn't just occur during the holiday season; it's year round, and hunger doesn't fade when the Christmas lights do. [Click title to read more.]

This Holiday Season, You Have A Chance To Redefine Your Giving

May I suggest that you redefine your giving this year? Find a person, a family, a relationship that you can serve yourself, not just with material goods. Find a service that you can provide, yourself, to some people who might benefit from it. Get into the emotional and spiritual muck of serving, as well as the financial aspect. [Click title to read more.]

Losing The Sense of Entitlement

I wonder more and more if a sense of entitlement isn't the curse of the modern Christian. I've been convicted about it lately, this concept that I have: that there are certain things in life that I deserve and should have, and that not having them represents a violation of some sort of pact God never actually even made with me. [Click title to read more.]