Archives For Giving

John Piper:

Tonight a ticket will be chosen worth over half a billion dollars. Lottery agents in New York were selling 1.3 million Mega Millions tickets per hour Thursday.

Officials were expecting to sell about 1.2 billion tickets total before the drawing.

“Americans spend about $60 billion on the lottery every year,” says Stephen Dubner, co-author of “Freakonomics.” “More than $500 per American household goes to playing the lottery.” (CBS This Morning)

There are at least seven reasons you should not gamble with your money in this way — and should tell your congressmen not to support it.

Read the rest here.

Should Christians tithe?

Chris —  February 18, 2011 — Leave a comment

Andy Naselli summarizes an answer to this question from theologian Thomas Schreiner.

Click through to the Resurgence if you can’t see the video.

In this clip from his interview with Pastor Mark Driscoll, bestselling author Randy Alcorn talks about how so many Christians are missing out on joy by not being generous with their time and finances.

For more from Randy Alcorn on money and giving, check out these books:

See all the parts of this interview posted so far.