Unconditional giving transforms us

By Charles Kwuelum

Now as you excel in everything — in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in utmost eagerness, and in our love for you — so we want you to excel also in this generous undertaking. — 2 Corinthians 8:7

While in northern Nigeria, I visited a rural community of farmers and overheard a group of women discussing the upcoming planting season.

“We might not get enough produce from the farm this year,” said Jumai Aminu, a mother of five children. Another farmer, Binta Magaji, said, “God will always show us mercy and help.”

The dry season had just ended. Dust from the fields and playgrounds filled the air as people rode on motor bikes. Herds of cattle and flocks scattered dried dusty stalks as chickens scratched the ground in search of food…

Read the full article at Mennonite World Review.

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