A Modern-Day Widow’s Mite Story

Several months ago I had the opportunity to speak at a small church near Ft. Worth, Texas.  As I often do, at the conclusion of my sermon I shared the story of how I came to be involved in the seven-year Life Essentials Bible Study project and its impact on people’s lives. Afterwords, we made Bibles available for purchase.   … Read More

Reciprocal Generosity

Charity Checklist

 I remember a time when as a pastor, my wife and I faced a very serious crisis. We were both discouraged. But unknown to us, a couple in the church had planned a surprise dinner for us in one of the finest restaurants in Dallas. When we walked in, we were escorted to a large banquet room where nearly 100 … Read More