Last year my partner and I bought a house together and for the past nine months have been crossing DIY improvement projects off our list. Doing these projects together is helping us grow as a couple, and I’m grateful, but there’s one task that puts me in a bad mood without fail — painting. I’d rather get a root canal.
According to Singer, two-thirds of donors do no research before sending a check. He encourages potential givers to consult organizations that evaluate charities to determine which are the most effective in producing measurable results.
It never ceases to amaze me the ways in which we Christians can and do ignore biblical teachings about money and wealth and rationalize our behaviors. It seems to me that the Bible is pretty clear on this subject.
Do you believe in the fiscal cliff? No really. Do you believe in this much-feared, all-consuming, cliff of economic doom? It is stewardship season in many churches. Odd, really, that talk of stewardship is confined to a single season or even a single Sunday.