Mark and Cindy Hill hit the jackpot, literally. In the Missouri lottery they gathered in a $293 million fortune.
Mark and Cindy have bought the town a new firehouse, a new baseball field, refurbished the town’s wastewater system, and topped off the high school scholarship fund. Their gifts have equaled 25 years of taxpayer receipts for the town. Walt Stubbs, the fire chief of Camden Point where the Hills live said about them, “That’s just the kind of people they are, they were that way before the money came.”
Each of us should try to live in such a way that our neighbors would say of us, “that’s just the kind of people they are,” and mean it in a good way. --Jim L. Wilson and Rodger Russell
The Week, February 8, 2013 p. 4
1 Peter 4:10 (ESV) As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace: