“This woman dedicated 60 years to helping the MS Society. What did she do that was so terrible that you had to fire her?
“We are grateful that criminal charges have been dropped. Churches provide vital public services to their communities.”
Phil Edwards, Vision Christian Media’s CEO, shares stories of faithful supporters who were a big part of Vision’s history in establishing radio stations 35 years ago as Vision’s founders took a leap of faith to take God’s Word to the four corners of Australia.
Franklin Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse dedicates new vehicles to paramedics killed by Hamas.
“We can multiply all that we have received by making life an offering of love for others, or we can be blocked by a false image of God.”
“It will not come as a surprise that people who are invested in their Christian faith give back generously.”
Visionathon is Vision’s biannual fundraiser that celebrates the power of faith, hope, and love. It’s a time when we all come together to support Vision’s mission of spreading the gospel throughout Australia and helping people look to God daily.
“There is an atmosphere of fear, uncertainty, and even depression. It is truly heavy because it’s wartime,”
“We will not go. People have nothing, not the basic things. Where should we go? To die on the street?”
“Any strike on the church would not only be an attack on religion, but an attack on humanity.”
Flood survivors continue to face unmet physical and emotional needs, living through another season of uncovered walls, with limited access to basic hygiene amenities.
“I’m just overwhelmed and so thankful for this gift. I even have my favourite Bible verse printed on the back.”
“It is possible the financial hits people have taken from inflation and the pandemic have triggered feelings of guilt.”
“I just thank the good Lord for keeping me. This is the Lord’s blessing.”
Most of it goes to religious organisations.
“To build on research that affirms the pivotal role parents play in the religious lives of their children.”
Jesus makes it very clear that where our treasure is, our heart can be found (Matthew 6:21). Could it be that our money can give us clues to the quality of our relationship with God? If our bank statement measures our ‘treasure’ what can it tell us about our faith?
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?
Dr Omar Djoeandy believes we are setting ourselves up for disappointment by always craving for more if we get our definition of success wrong.
“Giving 10% of your earnings to God is still a widespread standard among churchgoers.”
Giving is about being honourable, being purposeful and being cheerful. It’s never about how much you give, if you do or don’t, if your mate gives next to you or not.
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.
Money is a topic that is mentioned numerous times in the Bible. While it is not inherently evil, the love of money is warned against as it can lead to greed and unethical behaviour. Jesus himself spoke about the danger of putting too much emphasis on wealth.
‘Father Bob Maguire was the ‘larrikin priest’ who had a great love for Jesus.”
“Sometimes love has to be expressed in actions. We had an initiative that is just love on the move.”