Spreading our allegiances thin

"Nobody can serve two masters. They will either hate the first and love the second, or be devoted to the first and despise the second. You can't serve both God and money."1Do American Christians split allegiance between Jesus and our possessions? If someone from outside saw how we prepare for Christmas, what would their guess …

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Inviting those who can’t pay you back, Part II

The tension was heavy. Fatima and Ali explained their financial situation. Their landlord had raised the already-inflated rent another 25% in an effort to get them to leave. They used everything they had to pay her, and now could not afford food. Their oldest daughter had to be pulled out of school to rush the …

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