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.]

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What Sacrificial Giving Looks Like

The most extravagant giving often comes from places of lack, and the gift receives value not from what it is but from the spirit in which it was given. [Click title to read more.]

Faith Is A Christian With No Answers

Faith is not the blind belief that everything will be fine. Faith is not a self-hypnosis that magically transforms the bad things in our life into good ones, or automatically makes us content to struggle forward without answers. No. Faith is an effort of will. It is the resolution of heart and mind. [To read more, click title.]

God’s Economy

God's economy seems antithetical to the modern age we live in. I and most people I know would run back to get the sheaf of forgotten wheat, would linger to make sure we hadn't left anything behind. And if we found any scraps on the ground we'd ask Pinterest how to use them to make centerpieces. To us, this sort of act seems sensible, and yet it runs directly opposite the commands of God. Leave the leftovers, He commands. They're not for you to use. [Read more...]