charity

Why Obstacles Matter

Chris Horst, one of the authors of Mission Drift, has some good thought in his Monthly Musings this month, about how challenges, and struggling/working to overcome them, are important to our growth and development. Isn’t this also
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Money: subcontracting love

Money.
Not bad, but it can be.
I like thus quote:

Christians have become experts at subcontracting ministry — paying others to do the work for us. We outsource the love of Christ because it’s easier, faster, and still gives us the feeling of satisfaction and holiness.

5 Ways Money Quietly Poisons Our Faith | Stephen Mattson

Review: Mission Drift: The Unspoken Crisis Facing Leaders, Charities, and Churches

Well, it’s been a very busy month, and I’ve not read nearly as much as I’d hoped, but I have written more than I had expected. Admittedly later than intended, here is my review of Mission Drift: The Unspoken Crisis Facing Leaders, Charities, and Churches by: Peter Greer. Chris Horst, with Anna Haggard.

We’ve all done it – you start out burning some scrap wood and wind up with a bonfire. You planned to share a link, and wrote a lengthy post about it. You started cleaning the living room and wound up redecorating. (more…)