December 23, 2014 – Faith & Culture: “Give ‘Til It Hurts? “
Season 6, Episode 26
It has been said that, “It’s more blessed to give than to receive.” On this episode of Friends Talking Faith with The Three Wise Guys we’ll discuss faith and giving. It has been dubbed “the season of giving,” or sometimes the “holiday giving season,” primarily by the retail industry and their marketing firms. It’s also a time when many charitable organizations encourage greater giving, to many worthy causes. The bell ringers in front of stores and shopping malls seem to beckon us, ceaselessly. And we’ve all heard the phrase, “give ’til it hurts.” So, from our faith perspectives we’ll ask the question, “really?” What does the call to “give” as our faith traditions understand it, really entail? what’s expected? And where does the spiritual path lead us in regard to giving? ‘Tis the season, giving and much more. Listen now.