For a number of weeks now I have been looking for stories about Christians doing good in the world. When I brought up the new category entitled Let’s Show the World I thought finding Christians reaching out to the world would be an easy thing. It is sad for me to say but I found the opposite to be the case. After hours of searching the internet I was only able to find one story that fit the bill for this category and it was five years old! I was able to find that most Christian denominations have some philanthropic type divisions linked to them but most lack specific instances of showing the world. I also have found that when it comes to resources these divisions account only for a very very small percentage of the spending of most of those denominations.
Joyfully I have found a couple of organizations that do fit this category but they are very insistent that they do not affiliate themselves with any religious organization. How sad it is to see that the division, and often times corresponding animosity, that occurs in Christianity causes people who are trying to show the Lord’s love in their lives to separate themselves from religious organizations.
The two most prominent organizations to “show the world” are
These sites contain hundreds of stories and blog posts that maintain the brother’s keeper mentality. I very much encourage you to browse the sites for those uplifting stories. So, to populate the “Let’s show the world” category on this blog I will from time to time pull some stories from these sites.