All I have to offer is a few observations in the friend-connecting process.
For me, fundraising is a quality of the heart; it grows from the spiritual knowledge that we are alive for one another.
The people of God were called to exude that more gracious and merciful identity and action all the time.
Beware the excuse that lets you off the hook, or lets your friends, your ideological companions, or your heroes off the hook.
For this slight momentary affliction is preparing us for an eternal weight of glory beyond all measure, because we look not at what can be seen but at what cannot be seen; for what can be seen is temporary, but what cannot be seen is eternal.
Take some time each day this week to thank God for the ways he is cleansing you.