Just goes to show that even Christians can (and are) corrupted by collectivism. This social gospel is not.
Some theologians believe that Paul's travels to other countries was to both spread the gospel, and to raise money for the Christians back in Israel that were going broke under their collectivism.
Paul supported himself with his tent-making, and refused offerings in the town that he was in. (It was customary for preachers and philosophers to “charge” the towns they were in to be able to make a living at it.) He did thankfully accept (while reminding the givers that he did not NEED it) donations when he was off in another city spreading the word.