Thoughts in the Faith

Why We Tithe 10%

Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.  -- 2 Corinthians 9:7 In my career, I live and breath philanthropy. I have been the recipient of immense generosity in the past, and I work daily to connect donors to the causes… Continue reading Why We Tithe 10%

Thoughts in the Faith

Good Friday in the Gospels: HOPE

My God, My God...Why have you forsaken me? -Matthew 27:46, Mark 15:34 It's a mournful day, so it always seemed odd to call it "good." But I get it - without this day, without HIS SACRIFICE, none of us would have the hope and the future that we do. Without this day, there is no… Continue reading Good Friday in the Gospels: HOPE

Life As I Know It, Thoughts in the Faith

On Listening to Christian Radio

Even the strongest Christians among my friends give me a funny look when I mention that one of my go-to radio stations is the local Christian station. Maybe it's because the Christian music many of us grew up to was simply hymns (which are lovely but maybe not what you want to turn up during… Continue reading On Listening to Christian Radio

Life As I Know It, Thoughts in the Faith

We Are Broken People {Gospel Part 2}

Last week, I talked about the Gospel. It has really weighed on my heart lately to share this message more often. Also along those lines, I want to talk about the Church. How do you define church? What has your experience been? Please, share, and consider this, as well... We are all complete hypocrites. Not… Continue reading We Are Broken People {Gospel Part 2}