Last week, my post "Is It Sinful for Christians to be on Government Aid?" went viral (or what is viral for me - I got more pageviews in one day than I usually get all year). In that post, I opened up about my insecurities about receiving help from our local social services office. Being on government assistance is often frowned upon, and wondering whether or not it was against God's Word was was a question I'd personally wrestled with. I felt it was a fitting post to share on the Hallway Initiative since many of us here have struggled with or are still in the throes of financial hardship.
And the post blew up...for all the wrong reasons.Read More