We gripe in this country a lot about the taxes and the government taking all of our money, and we should, because they do, but the truth is, I think that if people of faith gathered together and for about a decade out-gave the government, we could make the government irrelevant as a social organization. They could be irrelevant; no one would care that they’re there, if we the people start doing a better job of taking care of we the people. You could out-give the government and put them out of business, and then the taxes would go down because you wouldn’t tolerate taxation at this level if people who were hurting were all being helped by outside organizations and other people.Worth a shot? Worth discussing amongst ourselves - as long as we don't talk so long we forget to act.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Out-give the government
Dave Ramsey has a revolutionary idea in the podcast of his Aug. 19 show, as he talked about the power of giving: