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God or Wealth?

By Bryan Owen "When I have money, I get rid of it quickly, lest it find a way into my heart.” Those words are attributed to...

Seen and Unseen: Unveiling and Addressing A Hidden Obstacle to Church Renewal

By Mark Edington Whatever accounts for our character and institutions will also account for our values, which themselves belong to, and are effective and intelligible...

Anglican Financial Transparency: A Lambeth Conference Imperative

“Charity rejoices in the truth.” — 1 Corinthians 13:6 An oft-named but otherwise shadowy presence haunts current Anglican difficulties: money. With most of the Communion living...

Rescuing the Poor Widow

By Bryan Owen Many years ago when I had the privilege of traveling to the Holy Land, one of the things I enjoyed the most...

Church, We Need to Fundraise

By Zack Guiliano You may have noticed the Church of England is teetering toward financial crisis, amid broader declines. Sadly, this is nothing new, and...

The Holy Spirit and Giving

I would argue that if all Christians let the Holy Spirit work through them in this kind of giving, our world would know profound healing.  Imagine what our churches could accomplish if everyone gave at least ten percent of their income to doing the Lord’s work.

How Should We Use Our Stimulus Money?

By Benjamin M. Guyer On March 25, the Senate approved a $2 trillion economic stimulus package. It includes a provision of at least $1,200 for...

Priests are not paid to do anything

Priestly work cannot be measured in terms of a task.

Should priests be paid to pray?

Are daily rounds of prayer something that ought to be offered “off the clock,” rather than as part of the job?

Alms from the church

On Dec. 31, St. Dunstan's Church in Houston will give the proceeds of a special capital campaign to celebrate the Jubilee year of its founding.


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