SF 06- How the Bible Handles Immigration

In this talk we go back to George’s book, In the Shadow of Plenty, to discuss more about how to serve the poor in a land that has so much bounty.

To do that, we go back to ancient Israel and discuss their basic societal structure. There, we find that the nation had practices in place...

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SF 02- Compassion vs. Charity

compassion podcast Jan 03, 2019

Tis the season to… sponsor an angel child, send a shoe box of gifts, volunteer at a soup kitchen, gift blankets and jackets and hats…

That is, it’s the season for charity.

Christmas is a time when we typically thing about people in need. We fill up the red kettles as The...

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SF 01- Welcome to StandFast + Why Study Scripture & History

Welcome.

In SF 01 we work through a few preliminary details... like why George turned the foyer of his house into a library (as well as just how many books he really has).

Then we take on the idea of history. And the Bible. And why we need to study both.

We see that it's not about nostalgia, nor...

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The God Who Answereth By Orphanages

compassion social justice Dec 03, 2018

In 1821, Dr. John Rippon, pastor of the New Park Street Chapel in Southwark, London, began a ministry to the homeless poor. A complex of almshouses was erected on a property adjacent to the church and the monumental task of rehabilitation was begun.

Rippon wrote, “Christian compassion is...

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