Christian good samaritan vows to continue charitable work.
This week’s memory verse is 2 Corinthians 9:7 – Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
Many people who call themselves Christians are not, in fact, living the life of victory that Jesus came to give them. Somehow, the promise of victory just isn’t happening in their lives. Something has to change.
It’s that time of the year again to prepare, pack and send more gift-filled shoeboxes to children in developing countries who have very little.
Christian friendships and relationships have a lot of different dimensions. They can be anything from a close marriage and romance to best friends for life, or even just good friends or coworkers with whom you get along well.
Our economic worldview shapes our future. We know that certain things prevail economically and politically, but what happens when we add our Christian perspective to the mix?
If you were to be summed up in one word, what would it be? Critical? Cranky? Are you known for being negative? As Christians, we should all want to be known as encouragers. It’s important that we are people who see the potential in others and cheer them on.
Many of us know that financial conflict is one of the most common causes of marriage breakdowns. Cost of living increases and rising interest rates are placing even more strain on relationships, with families struggling to keep up.
There are many people longing for a place where they can experience peace and safety. Refugees who leave their homes for a new country often experience insecurity about their future.
Paulo is intentional about spending time with people and listening to them, but he doesn’t see the connections he creates as anything extraordinary. ‘I just see it as me doing what God created me to do,’ he says.
One of the hardest things for people who work in Christian ministry or as missionaries is making sure they have enough money to live on. You might feel like God is calling you to do something, but sometimes that can come at the cost of your financial stability.
Many Christians divide their lives into categories. Some things they want Jesus to be a part of, but not others. When we compartmentalise our Christian lives, we instantly assume that everything we don’t devote to God is neutral.
The Twin Rivers Centre was formed in 1992 out of the heart of people with a desire to help their local community. From there it has grown into an amazing facility that offers hope, purpose and direction through incredible programs and services.
Eat For Your Life is a not-for-profit community organisation based on Brisbane’s south side. They provide food, a safe place to meet, training, and mentorship in the local community. The Eat For Your Life Community Café is staffed by return to work program participants. They provide a fully financed Certificate II in Kitchen Operations through [...]
As tax season approaches, many of us are considering our end of financial year plans. Christians like to think of themselves as giving people, but is the church really that generous?