Widow’s Mite or Widow’s Plight?

I always thought the story of the Widow’s Mite was a story of exemplary generosity, until recently. I think a closer look at the context and the passage itself will yield a different perspective. This famous story is sandwiched in between two interesting units of Scripture. In the context preceding the story, Jesus is warning […]

Cross Shaped Generosity

The problem with tithing is that it only represents a portion of us. You will find no New Testament injunction that requires tithing. Rather, what you will find is an infinitely wealthy God who has impoverished himself in order to make us rich. You will see the total unreserved self-donation of the God-man on the […]