Power of Proximity – Review

Leadership and Ministry

I have seen an encouraging increase in church’s dedication to helping the poor. Even evangelical churches are mostly beyond concerns of poverty relief as part of “the liberal agenda.” The teachings of Jesus on helping […]

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Giving in the Early Church

Leadership and Ministry

As a pastor of a local church, I am all for encouraging people to give financially for the ministry of the church. I also realize that practically, some of that myst go to the maintenance […]

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Addressing Concerns About Caring for the Poor

Poor

It does not take a Bible scholar to figure out that the Bible commands God’s people to care for the poor. It is found everywhere, from the Law and the Prophets to the Gospels and […]

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A Revised Jesus and Attitudes Toward the Poor

I have been very much shocked by what I am seeing concerning attitudes of the poor by some conservative Christians.  This comes up particularly when it comes to healthcare for the poor.  I have no […]

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