No matter where they're located around the world, Christians are giving sacrificially of their resources to fuel the life and work of the church. From some perspectives, giving looks the same the world over. From others, generosity is profoundly diverse.
An Indian believer saving grains of rice, a Swedish university student making an electronic transfer from his smartphone, a Nebraska farmer's wife scratching numbers on a mauve paper check, a rural Sudanese Christian giving a brace of chickens to the church, an urban Kenyan pulling cash from his wallet as he dances to the offering box: these are but a few of the myriad ways that Christians around the world support local congregations and global mission.
Where can you get an accurate, worldwide view of Christian giving?
The Global Generosity Movement is a great place to start. The organization (generositymovement.org), a partnership between the World Evangelical Alliance and the Lausanne Movement, works to encourage connections related to ...1