Archive | June, 2015

Gay Marriage: The Day After

My grandmother lived as a widow for many years in a small Arkansas town. She significantly outlived her husband and many of her friends, and consequently life got lonelier as she aged which often happens to the elderly. Every day my grandmother would call a few other widows in the town to talk, see how everyone […]

The Divided Tithe – Where are you giving on Sunday?

Most of us are dividing our tithe. Last week Giving USA released a snapshot of American generosity in 2014. The good news? Giving is up, and faster than expected. After seeing decline with economic recession, American philanthropy returned to close to pre-recession levels. The troubling news? Churches are seeing their percentage of philanthropy slide…dramatically. According to the report: While […]