In just under two weeks, I turn 32. (That’s weird to see.) Anyway, this year I wanted to do something a little different for my birthday, and I need your help to do it. Many of you already know my friend Eugene Cho, and the organization he started, One Day’s Wages, “a grassroots movement of people, stories, […]
C.S. Lewis: We are all receiving Charity. There is something in each of us that cannot be naturally loved. It is no one’s fault if they do not so love it … You might as well ask people to like the taste of rotten bread or the sound of a mechanical drill. We can be […]
A couple of interesting graphics measuring giving related to the Haiti earthquake. (Click to enlarge.) First, considered in terms of sheer amount of money: (Graphic: GOOD Magazine) And second, in terms of giving per capita: (Graphic: Many Eyes; data source: The Guardian) Taking the US as an example: Gross giving = $114,480,000 ($168,000,000 according to […]
Original post: March 7, 2008; update: January 27, 2010. It’s certainly interesting to look back on the journey that I’ve been on over the last couple years. It so happens that I’ve been reading Jim Wallis’s The Great Awakening at the same time as I’ve started going through Isaiah, and at the same time, God […]
An interesting visual guide to ‘giving,’ thanks to Mint.com and Eugene Cho.