How the Church’s Charity Became Toxic

The Church's charity became toxic through a fundamental misunderstanding of the world's most famous story about helping others - the "Parable of the Good Samaritan." The prevailing summary of the story recorded in Luke 10:25-37 is “be helpful to people in need, like the Good Samaritan.” While the parable does teach that, this is absolutely [...]

By |October 8th, 2014|Concepts, Intro|0 Comments

How many Thanksgiving baskets did you hand out?

Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone it's time to assess how our efforts went to extend the spirit of the holiday to those in need. Churches usually do one of two things - provide a community Thanksgiving dinner or give out care baskets with the necessary items for a family to have a Thanksgiving dinner [...]

By |December 5th, 2009|Intro|2 Comments