Remember the Poor

Galatians 2:10 “All they asked was that we should continue to remember the poor, the very thing I had been eager to do all along.” “They’re here!” It had all come together at lightning speed. The time between our first meeting with Bethany Christian Services to the night the Congolese family Continue Reading…

Kinder Than Necessary

Jeremiah 38:12-13 “Ebed-Melek the Cushite said to Jeremiah, ‘Put these old rags and worn-out clothes under your arms to pad the ropes.’ Jeremiah did so, and they pulled him up with the ropes and lifted him out of the cistern.” “Be kinder than necessary.” That’s the motto South Carolina governor Continue Reading…

Gotta’ Serve Somebody

Philippians 2:5-7 “Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus…taking the very nature of a servant.” A few months after my dad’s wife died, Hospice contacted him and asked if he would be interested in volunteering with their patients. Before long he was visiting up to thirty, Continue Reading…

What’s In Your Wallet?

Numbers 29:39 “…In addition to what you vow and your freewill offerings….” God is an extravagant giver. In our quest to reflect his image, it’s hard to overestimate the importance of giving. Not only does generosity help others “see” God, but it has the added benefit of heightening our own Continue Reading…