To the apostle John, following Jesus and being compassionate were practically synonymous. This is particularly true when it comes to our money and other resources. As Christians, we look for ways to do for others what in that moment they can't do for themselves.
We all have hopes and dreams of what we want to accomplish. One of those hopes we collectively have is to live a life of purpose. However, we will not live a life of purpose by accident. It’s only going to happen if we live with a plan.