In case you missed it – here are the top articles published on the blog this week.
Acts 2-5 and Poverty Art Lindsley
Acts 2-5…is not a support of wealth redistribution by church or state as a means to care for the least of these. It is a testament to the extent to which early believers were willing to share of their material affects.
Three Reasons You Shouldn’t be Content Anne Bradley
It would be easy to confuse passivity with contentment, but that would be incorrect…Contentment comes with knowing that you lived to your potential and harnessed your creativity to be the best that you could be.
Breaking out of the Poverty Mindset, One Child at a Time Sylvie Somerville
A “poverty mindset” destroys self-worth and creates dependent cultures. But through the partnership of the churches of Malawi, we encourage a new mentality. We are all made in the image of a holy, perfect, and good God. To be made in his image is to be capable, dignified, valuable, and endowed with gifts and skills that we are intended to use to their full potential.
Every month, over six hundred overseas missionaries return home due to lack of funding…[Jason and David Benham] recognized that they needed to get to the root of the problem: the lack of sustainability in the current missionary financial support model.
Let’s tackle [the Pope’s] critique of capitalism charitably, while at the same time striving to lift up the truth that lies beneath the sticky semantics and misguided economics of Evangelli Gaudium: the joy of the Gospel.