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What could one day's wages do?
Pastor Eugene Cho of Quest Church out in Seattle has a heart for the impoverished. He cares about them so much that’s he’s giving away his entire 2009 salary.
Giving to the poor - a Christian perspective
Paul praises one of the early Christian communities for giving beyond their means--despite their own financial difficulties, they did not hesitate to give what they had to those in need.
Help the poor - a Christian perspective
One of the themes common throughout the entire Bible is the importance of caring for the poor and downtrodden. This passage from Leviticus is mirrored in countless other places in the Bible, in both the Old and New Testaments.
"Hungry" in the Bible: Matthew 25:34-36
Christians are called to feed the hungry, to battle poverty and suffering. Poverty and starvation were common in Jesus' day, and even today there is still far too much of it taking place around the world. Our call to help the starving remains relevant.
Poverty - a Christian perspective
Paul encourages the early church by holding up the Macedonians as an example of a Christian community that, despite its own extreme poverty, was a living example of Christ-like living. They had almost nothing, but were extraordinarily generous with what little they did have.
The poor in the Bible: 2 Corinthians 8:1-4
God isn't concerned with the amount of money in your bank account--He's concerned with how you use the resources you've been given, great or small. In this passage, the Macedonian churches are praised because, despite their extreme poverty, they were as generous with their resources as they were able to be.
Scavengers No More: Looking at Homelessness in Metro Manila
The author shares how investing in one homeless family in Manila impacted her entire worldview of those who are homeless.