The tagline for Charity Navigator, the charities rating firm reads, “Your Guide to Intelligent Giving.” At the start of Lent, Pope Francis encouraged another way. In an interview before Ash Wednesday, the pontiff explained that believers should prioritize giving to the needy, and not second guess how that money might be spent. When considering a […]
The November issue of The Lutheran magazine includes a cover story I wrote entitled, “Young Adults and Giving: From Myths to Ministry.” I have to admit that as a Presbyterian, I get an extra kick out of writing for The Lutheran, but I promise the article does not contain a hidden message in favor of John Calvin’s […]
The question has been nagging me for weeks: in a culture with multiple worthy options for receiving charitable gifts, how should Christians approach funding the church?
LWR’s Haiyan response will focus on providing shelter repair kits; providing debris removal through a cash-for-work program; and providing non-food items such as cooking supplies. They’re also sending four shipping containers of Quilts & Kits that will reach at least 26,000 people!