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Economic Shutdown: 3 Steps Forward for Every Christian

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 […]

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The Generous Eyes of Christ

On Friday, I took a walk with my sister, my 12 year-old niece, and a few of her young friends. We were somehow trying to stay relationally connected, and socially distanced, all at the same time. My sister asked the children in our group if they were missing school.  “A little,” they said. My niece […]

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100% Certain

Does your giving reflect fear or faith? The answer to this question can help you uncover more about your view of God and live fully in the freedom and peace He gives. Kim King shares more in this blog post we first published in 2017.  Jesus addressed fear quite a few times in his ministry on […]

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Your Guide to the Giving Season

We’re entering a season filled with opportunities to give, from the local soup kitchen to ministries with a worldwide presence. What are some ways we can approach these opportunities with intention, joy, and wisdom? This post, originally published by National Christian Foundation, offers some insight, along with a downloadable guide to help you plan your year-end giving.   The end of the year is […]

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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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When Giving Doesn’t Make Sense

What do you consider wise giving?  We had a great conversation about this topic at a recent Women Doing Well retreat and I had the opportunity to share this giving story with the group.  Several years ago my husband and I designated a portion of our giving plan to include spontaneous giving. These usually aren’t […]

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Tim Keller on Biblical Generosity

What does it mean to truly give freely? Can we give in a way that is shockingly generous? At Generous Giving’s Celebration of Generosity conference this April, attendees heard from Dr. Tim Keller as he shared how the Bible describes generosity and the implications it has for all of life. Watch this short video at […]

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