Posts Tagged ‘Charity’

Giving to others

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

“If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person? Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth-(1 John 3:17-18).

For the past several months the verse above has been playing over and over again in my mind. Recently, David and I have made a commitment to give more to others. While we have always been giving people we want to give more and show others the love of Christ to others through giving. We want to give to others not only during the Christmas season but throughout the year. (more…)

Giving to others

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

When Caleb was around 2 years old we decided to start buying Christmas presents for children who were less fortunate than him. Each year we pick names off of the Angel Tree and buy gifts for children that might not otherwise receive anything for Christmas. We try to find children close in age to our own kids so that they will learn from shopping for someone else who is about their age. (more…)