Recession? (by Nate)

Our church is holding a Dave Ramsey: Town Hall for Hope meeting on Thursday, and I’m definitely excited to see what kind of things he has to say about the role of the church in our current situation. Headlines are gushing with jobs lost and bailouts in progress. Pessimists have their heads in the ground […]

Bailout for the Bankrupt Christmas (Nate)

I recently received an issue of an e-zine (it’s like a magazine that comes through email–great for not cluttering up your coffee table) that gave special attention to the decline in charitable giving. Overall giving is down. A confidence indicator that tracks people’s willingness to give is at a new low. Some organizations that exist […]