Generosity in quotes: Dirk G. Lange

“. . . God is working in silent, quiet ways among us, liberating prisoners and watching over the stranger (the foreigner). But this work does not happen without us. In the giving of a glass of water, in the sharing of a meal, in the welcome to a refugee, in all these ways God is […]

Generosity in quotes: William Blake

“I sought my soul, But my soul I could not see. I sought my God, But my God eluded me. I sought my brother, And I found all three.”   William Blake, 18th century English poet, painter, and printmaker

Generosity in quotes: Binta Niambi Brown

“I do not have all of the answers, but what I know is this – a society devoid of love, devoid of compassion, will always be a society devoid of justice. We would be wise to remember love of neighbor, above all else.” Binta Niambi Brown, lawyer and Mossavar-Rahmani senior fellow at the Harvard Kennedy […]

Please read this if you are concerned about furloughed federal employees.

As the government shut down here in the U.S. enters a third week, my heart is heavy for individuals and families who are without a paycheck while our elected officials play a crazy game of chicken. A week ago I passed along suggestions for how churches can step into the breach created by the legislative […]

Generosity in quotes

“We are neither isolated individuals, as Ayn Rand suggests, nor cogs in a collective machine as Marxists insist. Rather, we are free, responsible individuals who can become what the Creator intended only in community. Scripture is clear in its call to love our neighbors as ourselves and to carry a special concern for the poor […]