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StrikeForce421: Giving Together

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Many years ago, attorney JoAnne Daudt came across the notion of giving circles. These collaborative groups of givers pool their money, decide together where to donate it, and learn about their community at the same time. By giving together, these groups have a greater impact on causes they care about. The idea intrigued her, and she filed it away for …

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Managing God’s Money

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I see many parallels between the ancient, Biblical role of the steward and that of modern-day Financial Advisor, likely because of my own personal experience serving as a Financial Advisor. These roles require that decisions (or recommendations) be made based, not on self-interest of the one hired to manage the wealth, but on the interests of another – the owner. It’s a sacred …

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My Journey Toward Wholehearted Generosity

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As President of Women Doing Well, many assume that I’m naturally generous. That I’ve practiced wholehearted living and giving my whole life. That a life of generosity drew me to WDW.   I wish that were true.  The truth is that wholehearted generosity wasn’t on my radar until I crossed paths with WDW. Sure, I tithed and gave a certain amount to my …

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Giving Tuesday Tips

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Our friends at The National Christian Foundation have some great tips for making the most of Giving Tuesday!  We loved it and wanted to share their post with you.  As we practice our generosity and show God’s love may we experience the promise from Acts 20:32—“It is more blessed (happy-making) to give than to receive!  What began as a simple …

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True Words of Grace and Hope

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I’d like you to meet my daughter.  Kalie is 21 years old, a fiercely loyal friend, and an active member of society.  An avid learner, Kalie isn’t just book smart. She studies society, growing and learning by intentionally listening to others. Kalie hears all viewpoints, discovers common ground, and uses this to build bridges out of thin air. Kalie is …

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Listening for What’s Next

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As we live and give in God’s image, he often asks us to make uncertain pivots. For Ami Campbell and her family, one of those pivots led to Tanzania and becoming deeply involved with ministry there. She shared this story with Women Doing Well a few years ago and now returns to give us an update on the places, plans, and, yes, pivots God has been using to grow her faith.   What has your …

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“I’ve Always Loved Sharing”

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I have always loved giving. Some of my earliest memories are of giving: Picking flowers, drawing pictures, wrapping up used toys and giving them to family and friends. Whether to celebrate a special occasion or just because I felt a little nudge from the Holy Spirit, God has wired me love and show His love and compassion through physical gifts, but also through gifts of words and affirmations.    …

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Economic Shutdown: 3 Steps Forward for Every Christian

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It’s not just health news that’s frightening these days; economic news is also grim. As believers, how is God calling us to respond in this time of coronavirus, job loss, and all of the unknowns we’re facing? John Cortines shared this post on Generous Giving’s blog and his Scripture-based insights chart a hopeful course through today’s fear and uncertainty.     After 11 years of steady prosperity, a health pandemic …