One of the greatest indicators that a true move of God is taking place is when new believers are generous in their giving. This was true in the New Testament (see the Book of Acts). It is true today. In contrast, one of the greatest warning signs that a movement is headed toward a major slow-down or death is when the money a movement uses is coming from outside the movement.
It’s a serious dual reality: Money helps. Money hurts.
Boots in Bangladesh – Little Things Matter
A friend and co-worker from Bangladesh told me a true story. It shows how fragile a new movement is in relationship to external finances and help.