John Chrysostom and the virtue of giving

A moment of confession: I love stewardship season, and I love asking people for money. Why? Because John Chrysostom’s right: Learning to use money effectively for God’s purpose is fundamental to our discipleship.

Adoption, generosity, and the kingdom

Mutual restraint and generosity enabled this event to be plainly and obviously one of God’s own kingdom, where adoption is a dream for God’s people (Romans 8:23).