When Government Response to Unemployment is Too Slow

The government usually offers what it calls “unemployment insurance” for a person who loses his job. This can help with immediate bills, but the church needs to be ready to step in and help their members because it may be weeks before the money starts rolling in….

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Biblical Criteria for Emergency Relief

Access to the church’s emergency relief fund should be conditional and based on a minimum set of eligibility requirements. They should be Scriptural and published to the congregation. Here are the basic components that should be a part of relief qualification…

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