“No-one has ever become poor by giving.” Anne Frank

Monday After Thoughts Last week I posted a great quote by Ann Voskamp on giving. This week I have another great quote from the same article in which I found last week’s quote. The article was written by Kristen Welch and was provocatively titled “Dear World: Let’s Stop Giving Our Crap to the Poor.”  I’ve provided … More “No-one has ever become poor by giving.” Anne Frank

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The Church Wins When it Serves

Sunday Musings “I resent the charge that Christianity has done nothing for the poor but exploit them. I am acutely aware that the seedbed for Communism [Marxism, socialism, anarchy and a dozen other destructive political constructs]  is corrupt capitalism and corrupt Christianity. But Marxist do not know that what they are seeing is the church, … More The Church Wins When it Serves

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Plan Now for a Spring Harvest of Souls

Weekend Musings Here’s another brief article from Kairos Journal on a better methodology for feeding the poor without destroying initiative. Personally, I would love to see every Christian family who owns a home to carve out space for gardens perhaps 10 foot square and pointedly work to share their bounty with neighbors, poor, street people … More Plan Now for a Spring Harvest of Souls

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Be Bold in Your Love: The World Needs Your Bold Love

Thursday is for Discipleship Authentic Christian living in community is radical. It is radical but it is needed and it is powerful. Around A.D. 200, Tertullian wrote that the pagan world was being stunned by the love that Christians had for one another. For they [Christians] are not [given to] … drinking-bouts, and eating-houses, but … More Be Bold in Your Love: The World Needs Your Bold Love

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What Does INTENSELY LOCAL Ministry look like?

Today’s Tweets on living Missionally in our Community Intensely local ministry means getting our hands dirty in the intensity of our neighbor’s lives, the sin, the crises, the joys and the sorrows. Intensely local ministry means we are not content to do ministry at arm’s length. We take the high-risk path of regular contact with … More What Does INTENSELY LOCAL Ministry look like?

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