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Doing Your Part to Help Those Less Fortunate

August 20th, 2012 by admin

Ouija Board And ChristiansTimes are tough for most people these days. The global financial downturn has left us all with less money in our pockets and worried about what the future holds. Most of us are lucky; are heads are above water and we are still able to provide for our families but there are still many people in the world who won’t eat today, have a safe place to sleep tonight or have someone they can turn to. As Christians it’s our duty to help those people however we can. Not because the bible tells us so but because we have been fortunate in the gifts of the lord and we have the love in our hearts to share.

Helping those less fortunate isn’t about money or time, it’s about deciding to do the right thing and bring kindness into another life. Putting a smile on someone else’s face that is less fortunate than yourself if only for a day, an hour or even a minute gives hope and in return you will be rewarded with the satisfaction of not only doing good in this world but the joy of lightness in your own heart for helping others.

Most people think that money is the best way to help but the most rewarding donation you can ever make is of your own time. Continue reading ‘Doing Your Part to Help Those Less Fortunate’

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The Reality of Christ’s True Message

August 20th, 2012 by admin

Hebrew Christian Bible by CarolinThese days, the true calling of Christians often comes into question. It seems that most politicians are fairly adamant that the word of Christ is focused on who to hate. However, it can come as a real shock to simply sit down and read the Gospels. If one approaches it with open eyes, the message there might come as a surprise. We all know, intellectually, that Christ’s word is one of love. However, the nature of it often comes as a surprise when one’s heard the Gospel as related by politicians for too long.

Basically, Christ spoke longest and most passionately about the plight of the poor and suffering. His message rarely pandered to those on the top of the social ladder. In fact, if anything he tended to be most critical of those who’ve had nothing but ease and comfort in their life.

Many of the reasons for his position become clear on reflection of Christ’s full life. Jesus was born into a fairly poor lifestyle. His growth was one often filled with doubt and concern. Continue reading ‘The Reality of Christ’s True Message’

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