BENEVOLENCE FUND

GIVE ONLINE We live to give! A Christian worldview sees the material things of this world as merely tools to build both ours and our neighbour's love for God. The Bible instructs us to be wise and generous managers of the material for we will all give an account for how we "spent" our life. Jesus knew that it is in our nature to protect and insure our own self-interest, but modelled what it means to deny ourselves. He gave His very life that His kindness might warm our cold hearts. Today, as His followers, we continue His ministry of warming cold hearts. Through our acts of kindness and generosity, the goodness of God is experienced in us and others. Because when we give, we (and others) actually get a small taste of what He went through for [...]

By |2017-12-05T12:05:28+00:00December 5th, 2017|City, Ministry, News|0 Comments

ECONOMIC VALUE OF A CHURCH

"A study has just been published showing that ten congregations in Toronto contributed a total of $45 million of economic value to the city based on a combined budget of only $10 million. In simple terms, the dollar value of having a church in a community is about 4.5 times its annual budget. The difference is called the “halo effect”, which is due to the church’s contributions to social capital and infrastructure, its programs for individual impact and community development, and other activities which add value."* Read the rest of the article here: https://www.cccc.org/news_blogs/noteworthy/2016/07/15/economic-value-of-a-church/   *An excerpt from "Economic Value of a Church" by Philip Milley. Jul. 15, 2016. https://www.cccc.org/news_blogs/noteworthy/2016/07/15/economic-value-of-a-church/

By |2016-10-14T09:48:07+00:00September 8th, 2016|News|0 Comments