One of the features of the first-century church that was exciting and appealing to people was the love and spirit of generosity that the Christians showed toward one another. They looked after one another and took care that no one suffered for lack of shelter, food, or clothes.
Christian fraternal organizations arose before there was a government safety net. They looked after widows and orphans and responded when families suffered disasters like fires or the death of the breadwinner. They... Read More