- File Size: 56 KB
- Print Length: 43 pages
- Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
- Publisher: Subversive Publishing (April 8, 2012)
- Publication Date: April 8, 2012
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B007SHUJQ8
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Enabled
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How To Start A Ministry To The Poor In Your Community Kindle Edition
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Having recently started a compassion ministry in our area Keith's book was helpful and encouraging. I encourage anyone interested in starting their own ministry in their community to read this book, very insightful.
Ok, now a few of the issues I have with the book, and the reason for a 2 star rating. First the book was very short, and fairly basic. The author has a few good suggestions, but I found that overall it did not cover this as in depth as I was hoping for.
Secondly, this is a book by a Christian on Christian ministry. Yet the author brags that he never shares the gospel the first few years of ministry with the poor. I disagree with this approach. Mr. Giles seems to believe that it is noble to just meet the physical or emotional needs of a man first, and then if the person is interested - preferably from asking "Why" you are helping them, then you can share the gospel. The most important thing you can do for anyone - the poor included - is to show them their need for a savior and explain the good news of Jesus Christ. (Matthew 16:26 "For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what shall a man give in return for his soul?")
Still, the book only takes a short time to read, and if you are a prime member it is available thru the lending library for free. I would recommend reading the book, if for nothing more than to stimulate your thinking and awareness on reaching out to those who need our help.