Although it depends on your church and how they breakdown their budget, generally speaking yes, a portion of your tithe does go to the poor… a very small portion.
Since the beginning of the year, I’ve been talking about how we can be overwhelmed by the massive amount of poverty in our world.
Philippians 2:4 Do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also care for the interest of others. There are so many places in Scripture where God calls us as believers to look after the needs of others.…
In the Haitian town of Ferrier, multiple churches held a large women’s conference. Each church sent 10 women of different ages and backgrounds. Those that wanted to continue joined a monthly leadership training over the course of a year.
Peter has been the pastor of a church on Mbabala Island for 7 years. On the side, he works as a fisherman to support his wife and four children. He also volunteers in the church-run store.
Community of Cochabamba For the health of Sister Elizabeth who runs a project that serves children with disabilities in Calicanto. Communities of Llallagua, Catavi and Siglo For the health of sisters Arminda and Elisa who are leading a child care…
Elika is much like most 23-year-old women around the world.As a college graduate, she dreams of attaining a master’s degree, getting a job and moving into her own place so she can be independent.
Pray for 7-year-old Chibwe, who was recently rescued from an orphanage by her grandmother. The church-run preschool is helping her learn to read and write so she can join other children her age in primary school.
Bright Hope recently shipped 24 boxes filled with over 6,000 donated medicines to Bolivia to bring Hope to the extreme poor.
Unstable jobs. Food insecurity. High levels of illiteracy. With so many odds against you, it can be easy to feel hopeless and simply want to give up. These are the thoughts and struggles that continue to trap many people like Roger in extreme poverty in Uganda.