‘How could church bless the underprivileged groups in the community?’ This is a question that elders and deacons in the church must have in mind, and so does every Christian. Living in an ever-changing generation, we need to show even more creativity to respond to the needs of beneficiaries.
In the section ‘Focus’, CEDAR introduces our partner in Rwanda. We will learn how they mobilise local churches to serve and hence, empower churches to become the driving force for community development.
In ‘Back to the Bible’, Dr Mok Chan Wing Yan reminds us by the Book of Matthew – why churches need to help the poor.
For ‘Blessings by Offering’ and ‘Taking Action’, there are two thought-provoking stories about practice which we hope you will be inspired.
A single Christian is enough to impact a country in need, changing the lives of the poor; if more Christians with the same vision are gathered, churches can surely spread the blessings of God to the communities.