Giving can be a very loaded and passionate conversation starter.Even mentioning the word ‘tithe’ can cause some people to break out into a cold sweat, and others to become defensive and nonresponsive. Why is it such a difficult subject for us to tackle? Giving a tithe is an act of worship brought about by our […]
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A recent report conducted by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations has shown that women in the UK are more generous than men when it comes to charitable giving. According to the Office of National Statistics, the average amounts given to charity were also a little higher for women (with a median donation of £13 […]
Inspired by the book A Place at the Table, I’ve decided to take on a similar diet as my sponsored child as a challenge to myself and as a way of getting a glimpse into what life is like for little Kobby from Ghana.
Sometimes I get into the habit of compartmentalising all the areas of my life, especially when it comes to God. ‘This fits here and this goes in that box’ etc. But recently, I have come to realise that worship isn’t just something we do once a week on a Sunday morning; it’s a lifestyle.
My trip to Tanzania gave me a familiar lesson but in the most unexpected way. I was so anxious to see this foreign place where four of the precious children we sponsored through Compassion lived. I was ready to finally meet them and learn what it was like to grow up in poverty.