Screen Shot 2017 02 23 at 10.09.20 AM The Power of Transformative Giving

The Power of Transformative Giving

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And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity. I Corinthians 13:13 When most of us hear the word charity we think of doing good. However, charity is an English translation of the Greek agape love. In fact, it can be used interchangeably with the word love, particularly when referring to our relationship with …

Screen Shot 2016 06 27 at 3.27.52 PM e1467055758653 Facing Fear and Finding Courage

Facing Fear and Finding Courage

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I worked as a financial advisor for the first decade of my life after college, guiding clients to optimize what they owned. It was a good job and my life looked pretty perfect. I was a member of the right country club, the right church, with the right circle of friends and a growing family. With all of these “right” …

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Remember the Ladies

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As we celebrate our nation’s independence this week, I want to, in former First Lady Abigail Adams’ words, “remember the ladies” and shine a light on one woman who courageously pursued freedom. With great personal sacrifice, she made an impact on the freedom we experience today. Passion fueled by pain Born into slavery just a few miles outside of New …

DSC 1249 Igniting a Generous Community: 2015 Annual Report

Igniting a Generous Community: 2015 Annual Report

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Stories of women who are shining the light of generosity After several years working with women across the country, we wanted to learn more about their growth in the grace of giving. We asked Sagamore Institute, the organization that completed our first research study of Christian women and their generosity, to guide a new study focused specifically on women who …