Many of us have heard how the earliest church in Acts financially supported those within its community to such an extent that “no one had need.” We probably also remember Ananias and Sapphira, who both dropped dead when they acted deceitfully regarding their own generosity. But wouldn’t some people take advantage of such a system? Should we live like this today? And doesn’t it sound a little communist? This week, we’ll see the radical support the earliest church offered its members and what we can learn from them.