Note: Throughout the summer we are revisiting posts of the past year, grouped around common themes. We will return with new entries right after Labor Day.
In less than 100 days we will be back in the end-of-year rush. For church boards, that means pressured discussions and decisions about giving and receiving. It occurs to us that, rather than wait for the holiday rush, this might be a good time to revisit the themes of giving and receiving—with a little help from Maya Angelou, Frederick Buechner, the Gospel of Mark, and Robert Hayden: