Category: Compassion

Sowing seed in India

Sowing in Recession

Why is it that most charities are suffering a reduction in giving from the public? We are living through the worst recession for many years. The future is uncertain. Some have lost their jobs, but the majority are still in employment. Many people have had their wages or […]

Happier giving than getting

In the Message version of  the Bible, Jesus is reported to have said, “You’re far happier giving than getting” (Acts 20:35). The NIV version says the more familiar words, “It is more blessed to give than to receive“. When I was young, and heard this quotation something within me […]

Compassion

Compassion is a great word involving our intellect, our emotions and our actions. “A feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering”. Compassion means so much more than pity. Pity is a feeling of […]

Love and Justice

“Love without justice is sentimentality, Justice without love is legalism.” God’s love in Action… For many years the strap line for Kingscare has been, “God’s love in action”. Love is voluntary, and is an excellent motive for giving. We need to be sure that our love is not […]