RNLI, essential services & the situation for the church

The RNLI have hit the headlines. The Guardian report: The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has enjoyed a surge in donations after the charity was

Don’t give resources to those who are leveraging existing resources to gain more resources

A few of us have been arguing for more of a focus on deprived communities. As I noted here: Evangelical churches in the South outnumber

CS Lewis is essentially right on giving but his definition is hard to apply to the ultra poor

When he’s on his game, CS Lewis is awesome. I have often turned to his view on giving and found it really helpful. Here is

How do you want the Lord to view your ministry?

Often, it feels like our approach to church support is close to Humphrey Appleby’s view of subsidies for the arts. We are able to find

The church is God’s plan A so should be the focus of our missions giving

We recently had cause to reevaluate our mission partners. We had always taken the view that we would only support those individuals and/or organisations with

Why should we give to the Lord?

On Sunday, we read Numbers 7 and considered the nature of giving in the church. The below is an extract from that sermon. You can

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