My Family, or the Poor?

Bioethics, Marriage and Family Health
In times of economic difficulty, charitable organizations and faith communities all report a significant drop off in giving. I know that at our Mission Medical Clinic, donations are down. I know that for Barb and me, as our speaking and writing opportunities have shrunk, so has our income. And, it has led us, like I would suspect it has many of you, to re-evalute our charitable giving (although it has not affected our tithe). So, I found this devotional by my dear friend, Al Weir, MD, especially interesting and challenging. Al is an oncologist in Memphis and a former staff member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association. Jesus looked at him and loved him. “One thing you lack, “he said. “Go, sell everything you have and give to the…
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