Screen Shot 2015 09 10 at 11.18.01 AM What is Risky Generosity? Meet a Contessa who Changed the World.

What is Risky Generosity? Meet a Contessa who Changed the World.

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It was a dangerous time in the life of the country. In the 1930’s and 40’s, the church in Germany, eager for greater popularity, was swayed by the new political regime. Marches merging church and state chanted: “The future belongs to us! We are the future!” Many young people wondered where they would find their future. In the midst of …

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“What is it I need to give away, Lord?”

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A guest post from Lori Frampton, past Denver Inspiring Generous Joy (now WDW Signature Event) guest and current City Leader for Denver’s second event in September. I attended the Women Doing Well conference last year. One of the takeaways I came home with was the incredible joy displayed on the faces of women who generously gave. Now, giving is not a …

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What is a Migniter? A Male Igniter, Of Course. Meet Todd Harper.

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From time to time we will highlight thoughts from a migniter—a male “igniter” who is excited about women hearing the message of generosity and who encourages them to get in the giving game.  Our post this week comes from one of the original—and one of our favorite—“migniters,” Todd Harper, who serves as President of Generous Giving. He’s an advocate and …

“Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.”

“Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.”

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I’ve always marveled that the first financial supporters of Jesus’ ministry included women.  In a culture where women were not highly valued, Jesus helped these first women of God discover their purpose, ignite their passion and initiate a plan for giving.  And like many of us, they liked to give in community too.  Scripture says, “These women were helping to support …

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Exchanging Glances

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As spring returns, I’m taken back to memories from my early years of parenting. In the fresh spring afternoons, I remember looking out the kitchen window watching our girls play outside. Often times, there would come a moment where they’d look up and see me watching them. We’d exchange a glance. I’d smile. They’d smile even bigger. And we’d connect …