It is in the nature of Christians to give money to charity and help those who are less fortunate than us. Fortunately the government offers tax deduction benefits to those donating to charity – this can reduce your taxable income and help lower your tax bill. and we shall look at the rules behind this in today’s article.
What are the Laws Surrounding Tax Deduction Benefits for Donations?
Tax deduction benefits do have some rules surrounding them that you must abide by in order to gain the benefits that you want.
Firstly you must itemize your tax deductions if you want to claim anything back from a donation you have made to a charity. There are also a range of other criteria that you must meet.
Firstly you must actually donate either cash or property to...
The spirit of giving is an important part of every Christian’s life. The Bible constantly reiterates the importance of helping those less fortunate than ourselves so it is important that we strive to help wherever we can. In this guide we shall look at the spirit of giving to other Christians.
What is the Spirit of Giving?
The true spirit of giving requires that your gift comes from the heart and that you expect nothing in return. There is no expectation of anything in return and you simply get pleasure from knowing you have given someone a special gift that in some cases can change their lives.
A good Christian is full of universal love whereby they automatically give whatever they can when someone is in need – and the spirit of giving is reward enough...
If you look at a list of the most popular charity organizations in the world – a vast majority of them are run by Christians and churches. This just demonstrates the kindness and selflessness that us Christians have and the desire and willingness to help those in need. In this guide we shall look at a few of the most popular Christian charity organizations in different categories.
Most Popular Child Sponsorship Christian Charity – World Vision
Possible one of the best known Christian charities in the world that helps save the lives of children is World Vision. Over 100 million children have had their lives changed through the generous donations of World Vision members.
They offer a variety of options that both Christians and non-Christians can use to...
Every Christian knows the importance of helping out the poor and the needy, which is why so many Christians donate whatever they can to a range of Christian charities. In this guide we shall look at how to choose a charity.
How to Choose the Best Christian Charity
One of the easiest ways to help you choose the best Christian charity is to support something that is close to your heart. There are literally thousands of charities around the world – many are Christian and others are secular.
There are all types of charities that Christians choose to donate to – and a variety of ways that you can donate – not necessarily with money. When choosing the right charity for your donation you should look at a series of factors that we shall cover below to help you...
Christians are very giving people and understand the importance of charitable actions and helping the needy and poor. In this guide we shall look at why giving back is so important to Christians.
History of Giving back in Christianity
The act of giving back dates well back to the origins of Christianity. Early Christians constantly gave guidance and possessions to fellow Christians when they were in need. Giving back is considered to be a social justice for Christians as opposed to individual charity.
Christians have always had a desire to help others by giving and having no expectations of receiving anything in return other than the satisfaction that it brings. For many centuries Christians have been involved in setting up hospitals, charitable organizations...