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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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How You Can Give Wisely to Hurricane Harvey Victims

As I watched the local news coverage of the devastation in the Houston area and along the Texas Gulf Coast, I knew this was going to be a disaster like no other.   My home was safe; the water surrounding it drained off in a few days. Seeing the reports of people who’d lost everything to […]

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For All Intents and Purposes

The Boston Globe recently reported the results of its investigation of a celebrity NFL quarterback’s charitable foundation, an article that raised questions about the organization’s use of funds. When we read articles like this we may have questions about how the organizations we give to use our donations. It’s easy to assume that an organization […]

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Security, Surrender & Stepping Out in Faith, part 2

Tuesday’s post started our conversation with April Tam Smith, a New York City-based young professional living a life of generosity. Today, she shares about the lessons she’s learning through marriage, stepping out in faith, and the advice she has for those in a new season. Generosity played a role in how you met your husband. […]

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Security, Surrender, and Stepping Out in Faith

April Tam Smith is everything you’d expect a young professional in New York City to be: educated, hardworking, and successful. She’s also living a life of generosity in a place that defines success by how much money you make. Today she shares about how God has guided her to this place. Tell us a little […]

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