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Igniting a Generous Community: 2015 Annual Report

Stories of women who are shining the light of generosity After several years working with women across the country, we wanted to learn more about their growth in the grace of giving. We asked Sagamore Institute, the organization that completed our first research study of Christian women and their generosity, to guide a new study […]

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Are You Living in the Light?

Light and life go together Have you ever been in complete darkness? I remember a trip I once took to the Arizona desert. The sky was inky black. And without streetlamps or the glow of the city, just walking a few steps was difficult. I wasn’t able to see small things like rocks, crevices, or […]

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A Plan Helps You Find the Treasure

Did your New Year’s reflections lead you to consider your time and treasure? If you have a goal of financial generosity, let me share a few tips on how you can prioritize your spending. Start with prayer If we live, then give we will be less generous than if we give then live. Which is […]

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How I Turned My Budget Upside Down

With a stroke of a pen and a judge’s decree, I was single again and set to raise two children on my own. A flood of emotions from fear and shame to anger and hurt attempted to take me out. I didn’t need my degree in finance to know that a 90% reduction in income […]

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David’s Bold Prayer

We asked over 7,300 women what influence most strongly shaped their generosity. Do you know what the number one answer was? A growing conviction that God owns it all. Viewing our resources, our opportunities, and our occupations as given by God for His glory and our stewardship makes a tremendous difference in our peace of […]

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Dangerous Prayers

The question before us is the role prayer plays in sacrificial giving. The answer lies in the quality of your prayer life. Baby steps I began my own prayer life with short, silent prayers. Monologues filled with formal, flowery language. What a revelation it was that prayer is supposed to be a conversation. Talking to […]

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7 Powerful Questions to Help You Find Your Purpose

The two most important days in your life are the day you were born…and the day you find out why.  Mark Twain Knowing why we exist and taking steps to live out our purpose makes all the difference in living well and living for God’s glory.  Consider the following 7 powerful questions from Amy Johnson (lifehack.com) […]

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Bill Bright: “The Three Most Important Influencers in My Life Are All Women.”

Bill Bright, co-founder of Cru (the largest parachurch organization in the world), said that the three most significant influencers in his life were all women: his mother Mary lee bright, Bible teacher Dr. Henrietta Mears, and his beloved wife, Vonette. Vonette joined her Savior and her husband in heaven on December 23, 2015. Beth Moore […]

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