Passing the Plate (Part 2)

My second entry on the subject of Christian giving and fundraising… The Polarity of Fundraising Practices: The problem of fundraising is not unique to Christian ministries.  Every non-profit, Christian or otherwise, is faced with budget dilemmas. The principles that shape Christian fundraising strategies, however, should not be contrary to those we see in Scripture.  Unfortunately, one … Read more

Signs and Omens

How many of you are familiar with the television show Crossing Over with John Edwards or its sequel Cross Country? These programs have been quite successful. Host and “spiritual medium” John Edwards – not to be confused with the presidential candidate or the preacher of the “Great Awakenings” – claims to be able to channel the spirits of deceased … Read more