Should the Poor Give?

When I use the word tithe on this site, I refer to it as the disciplined habit of giving.  I know that when you hear the word tithe you might hear me saying a 10% gift to your local church where God will bonk you on the head if you don’t give.  I don’t mean tithe in that ways, so when you read the word tithe please insert my definition not your own :). Should the Poor Give?  … [Read more...]

The Rich and Poor: My Interview With The Poor People of PNG

I am a rich person.  By the end of this article, you might conclude that you are a rich person too. I’ve long since wondered what I should do with the awkwardness that I feel knowing that I am rich in the presence of those with whom I minister. A little about my context: My wife and I live in Alotau (city), Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea (country).  I live a double life.  To many of … [Read more...]