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Who Would Jesus Donate To?

Scott Dannemiller | Posted 07.05.2014 | Religion
Scott Dannemiller

Don't get me wrong, financial donations make a huge difference in our society. They help promote and improve higher education. They help find cures for devastating diseases. But what concerns me is that we may be unintentionally adding a degree of selfishness to our giving.

World Vision Caves And Reverses Gay-Friendly Hiring Policy

Posted 03.26.2014 | Religion

Just days after announcing that it was revising its handbook to allow the hiring of Christians who are in same-sex marriages, World Vision leaders sai...

Influential Christian Charity Makes Huge Shift In LGBT Hiring Practices [UPDATED]

Posted 03.26.2014 | Religion

Update, March 26: World Vision has reversed its decision to allow the employment of married LGBT people. See HuffPost Religion's latest coverage her...

Ryan Grim

Christian Charity Loses A Fish Stick Fortune In Caribbean Hotel

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Lutheran charitable foundation lost roughly a third of its endowment in a Caribbean investment scheme gone wrong, the group's most rec...

How A Tweet Can Mean The Difference Between Life And Death For The Homeless

NationSwell | Marcus Moretti | Posted 12.27.2013 | Religion

There’s big hope in Little Rock—thanks to Aaron Reddin and his 2005 Ford....

Christian Generosity Goes BIG

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 12.02.2013 | Religion

Restaurant servers have demanding jobs, generally working long hours with low pay and little reward. They often depend on their tips in order to survi...

A Bad Year For Bad Men

Richard Stearns | Posted 03.01.2012 | Religion
Richard Stearns

We best resist evil not by ordering drone missile strikes. The best weapon against evil is good.

Ending Poverty With Global Christianity's Phantom Trillion

Christopher Cocca | Posted 09.20.2011 | Religion
Christopher Cocca

The Church could end poverty, scarcity, sickness and famine without a dime from the rest of the world. Yes, I'm claiming scandal as a member of the movement.

Fasting, Budget Cuts And National Humiliation

Ambassador Tony Hall | Posted 06.15.2011 | Religion
Ambassador Tony Hall

Budgets are moral documents by nature. They reflect the priorities of individuals, households and even nations, exposing our real notions of who and what is valuable.

Giving Back: How You And The Religion Community Can Help Struggling Families

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

Baseball Player Stuggles Between Greed And God

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Tim Townsend St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS -- As contract talks broke down between Albert Pujols and the Cardinals, St. Louis baseball fans be...

Church Givers Also Give To Charities

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Houses of worship and other charities often aren't in competition for dollars but instead tend to reap...

A Season for Mischief And Conspiracy: A New Take On Christmas Charity

Shane Claiborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

There is something beautiful about giving, generosity and the contagious cheer that fills the world (not just the malls) during Christmas. We just need fresh imagination with how we celebrate amid the frenzy and clutter.

U.S. Is Feeling Charitable, Just Not Through Churches

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Whitney Jones Religion News Service (RNS) Americans are being more generous to religious charities, but why are they skimping on their giving to c...

Thrift Store Saints: Tales Of A Second-Hand Savior

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

God's grace is always staggering and often surprising. And God has a tremendous sense of humor. Case in point: second-hand socks. I happened upon this odd epiphany while reading a simply beautiful new book, Thrift Store Saints: Meeting Jesus 25 cents at a Time, by first-time author Jane Knuth.