The Concept Of Karma In Paul’s Theology Of Giving?

The Concept Of Karma In Paul’s Theology Of Giving?

In 2 Corinthians 8 – 9:15 Paul is asking the rather large and wealthy congregation in the ancient city of Corinth to begin taking a collection for the poor and afflicted church in Jerusalem. It is truly a beautiful portion of Scripture that helps us understand...

10 Things to Ask Yourself before You Give

Yesterday I was talking with a friend about giving. While talking with him I realized there is a lot to consider when you feel you are ready to give something to someone. Here is a list of things to ask yourself before making the decision to give something to someone....

The Best Place to Take a Field Trip: The Dump

Randy Alcorn’s book Money, Possessions, and Eternity is full of a lot of really valuable biblical principles regarding the issue of money and materialism. In chapter twenty, Alcorn writes on “Battling Materialism in the Christian Family.” It’s...

Contributing Financially to the Local Church

As the resident “church junkie,” most of you know that I’ve been around churches for a long time. And as such, I’ve heard some startling statistics about most Christians’ participation and contribution. According to the Barna Group, fewer...