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Malachi 3:4-4:6

  • Thumbnail But for many Christians, it may be a moot point. It’s not that giving to your local church isn’t important—it is, leaders told the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). But 76 percent say it’s fine if you want to give part of your tithe to a different ministry. “Many evangelical leaders do not believe there’s a biblical requirement to […]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: Why Christians Are Abandoning the Orphanage   6 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    Thumbnail A new focus on the family is changing how Christians care for abandoned and neglected children. One night in 2001, a prostitute in eastern Ukraine propositioned a preacher. Peter Dudnik turned her down and told her he worked at Good News Church. She asked him to take her 11-year-old son, Sergey, to the church’s orphanage. Good News’ ministry to […]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: News: When Tithing Comes With a Money-Back Guarantee   1 year, 7 months ago · View

    Thumbnail How did churches like NewSpring and Life.Church get thousands of Christians to start giving? By offering a refund if God isn’t faithful. This month, hundreds of Christians at a South Carolina megachurch can request a refund on all the money they’ve given since March. NewSpring Church, led by pastor Perry Noble, is one of hundreds of congregations across […]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: Living a Print-Worthy Faith   1 year, 8 months ago · View


    People love seeing their name in print. During my days as a reporter for a small daily newspaper, people who had been featured in the paper would often stop by to pick up extra copies. They wanted to send them to family or friends, or cut out their story to display on their refrigerator. Some would even […]
  • admin wrote a new blog post: Is It Robbing God to Tithe on Your After-Tax (Not Gross) Income?   2 years, 7 months ago · View

    ThumbnailThe Israelites were never subject to withholding upward of 15 percent. No, It’s Robbing Yourself Frederica Mathewes-Green My husband and I were newly Christian and in seminary when a friend told us about tithing. She stressed the importance of giving a full 10 percent before taxes, before anything else, so that we would be giving God […]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: The funny thing about fellowship   4 years ago · View

    It’s a funny thing that we are able to tell ourselves the truths of the faith anytime we want, but the same truth can be more effective when we hear it from the mouth of a friend. Maybe that’s one of the definitions of fellowship: It is the meeting of mutually Spirit-filled minds imparting mutual […]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: A collection of prayers   5 years, 3 months ago · View

    I would like to share with you one of the greatest helps to my prayer life. It consists of a new understanding. I had been tempted to the sin of those Jews who complained about seeking God in general: “It is vain to serve God. What is the profit of our keeping his charge … […]