My Pastor & My Money!

I’ll probably get roasted for this but what needs to be said, need to be said.
We get carried away by so many things in the 21st century Pentecostal Christian community and the earlier we realize how much we’re hurting ourselves the better.
The subject of money and giving has been a controversial issue within the church.

Perhaps it’s because church members feel ripped off when they see their leaders driving the latest cars, living in mansions, vacationing in choice countries and their kids getting educated in expensive schools. Church members wonder why they have to pay for their pastor’s expensive lifestyle while they struggle to make ends meet.

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#1000HelpingHands – Help Get A 100 Children Back To School!

Over 10.5 million Nigerian children are out of school, the largest globally. The Destiny Trust puts a face to this number; they are the children we encounter on the streets and disadvantaged communities.

#1000HelpingHands is a campaign of the Destiny Trust to support the education of at least 100 disadvantaged children every year by inviting 1000 People to give.

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Where Does Your Money Go?

I was sitting at the back seat of a cab, admiring the landscape on the way to Admiralty in Lekki when i heard the Holy Spirit ask me : where does your money go?

Of course I tried to give him a list of what my monthly responsibilities were, and I became sadly aware that I had fallen short when he gently pointed out how little of my finances go to the preaching of the gospel.

Frankly speaking, I spend way too much on food.

A lot of us might not be able to physically go on mission trips, preaching the gospel to all the corners of the earth, but we should support those who do.

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Messy Christianity & The Selfish Me

“Do we know our poor people? Do we know the poor in our house, in our family? Perhaps they are not hungry for a piece of bread. Perhaps our children, husband, wife, are not hungry, or naked, or dispossessed, but are you sure there is no one there who feels unwanted, deprived of affection?

  • Mother Theresa

The above quote made me think. Recently, I’ve been drawn to the fact that i live a rather selfish life. Not because i want to be selfish really, but because i have unconsciously bought into the average upper-middle class Christian lifestyle.

 

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