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essayOn April 4, 2015 an OP-ED column by Nicholas Kristof entitled “The Trader Who Donates Half His Pay” was published in The New York Times which recommends a secular approach to charitable giving.

The deacons invite the young adults of our church to write a Christian response to his article and to present it to the congregation. Here are the details of the contest:

  • Length: 1,000 word limit
  • Deadline: email your essay to Pastor by June 14
  • Presentation: oral presentations on June 21 at 1:45 pm
  • Judging: based on content by an appointed panel
  • Award: $50 will be donated to the diaconal fund in honor of the winner

The original article is posted below and responses will be posted as they are submitted.

The Trader Who Donated Half His Pay