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Need a Nudge?

This post was originally published on our blog in 2017.  Recently Richard Thaler won the Nobel Prize in Economics. He demonstrated that economists have based their conclusions on a fundamental misconception: that human beings act rationally when making decisions. This is true even when faced with financial decisions. We don’t always make decisions that are […]

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Mr. Hinson’s Gift

I dropped my transistor radio again. The last time, Mom and Dad paid for its repair, but I knew that if I told them I’d done it again, I would be punished and the radio would stay broken. When Mr. Hinson, a neighbor, and deacon at my church, learned of my problem he offered to fix […]

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One Act of Obedience, Floodgates of God’s blessings 

This post is part of a series about women’s role in generosity. Read the first post here and the second post here.  Deborah is a successful attorney in the oil and gas industry. She and her husband live in The Woodlands, a largely wealthy planned community in the northern part of the Houston Metropolitan area. […]

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The Courage to Give

This is the second post in a series about women’s role in generosity. Read the first post here.  The daughter of immigrants, Sarah grew up in a family that loved to explore.  Her interest in exploration led her to the oil and gas industry, where she enjoyed the people, the science, the adventure. In fact, […]

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A Woman’s Role in Generosity

God is using women encourage each other and invest in building His Kingdom. This post kicks off a series that will cover courage, planning, and finding accountability. Look for the next post in a few weeks.  I had remarkable conversations with three Christian women this week. The first recently sold her energy company and is […]

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Giving Wisely on #GivingTuesday

Today is #GivingTuesday and your email inbox and social media feeds are likely full of moving stories and appeals to give. But what’s the best way to evaluate an organization asking you to give? How can you give wisely and with intention? In this conversation, author of When Women Give and Women Doing Well Leadership Council member Kim […]

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Need a Nudge?

Recently Richard Thaler won the Nobel Prize in Economics. He demonstrated that economists have based their conclusions on a fundamental misconception: that human beings act rationally when making decisions. This is true even when faced with financial decisions. We don’t always make decisions that are in our best interest. (Reuters, October 9, 2017)  Thaler also […]

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How to Use Crowdfunding Sites Wisely to Help Hurricane Victims

Last week, Kim King outlined some practical ways to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. This week she provides insight on how you can give wisely to the crowdfunding requests that benefit hurricane victims. You’ve see them in your Facebook feed or your email inbox: opportunities to join with others to give money directly to […]

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