Inspirational Inspiring stories about the results of giving meant to encourage generosity throughout the year.

For the Culture, For the Future

I can’t believe what you say, because I see what you do. ~James Baldwin During a particularly busy season, I was actively serving in...

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The #1 Resource for Training Generous Givers

As church leaders, we must never forget to begin and end with the Scriptures when talking about financial stewardship and generosity....

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Water From Another Time

Visualize an old, rusty water pump handle from earlier times. Use your creative juices to think of all of the water that comes as a result...

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A Pez for God

“The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers. Above all, keep loving one...

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Leadership Survival Guide: Lower Greed and Increase Generosity

Most nonprofit and ministry leaders cannot engage in perilous conversations about topics like biblical stewardship, generosity, and even...

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Stronger Together: Generosity in Grief

Count your blessings.  Within the last few weeks, there have been three deaths that hit close to home.  A dear sorority sister buried her...

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Embracing the Stewardship of Tears

Many children are taught that crying is a sign of weakness.  I am so thankful for rarely hearing anyone tell me that shedding tears was a...

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Generosity and Faith: The Connecting Thread

Recently the Barna Group and Thrivent Financial partnered to produce a study called The Generosity Gap, which explores attitudes,...

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The One Question that Gets to the Heart of Legacy Giving

Asset-based legacy giving is an essential part of fully funding your mission. The foundation for a fundraising strategy that cultivates...

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How to Transform Generosity Into a Way of Life

We’re living in an age of connectedness. From offerings like Airbnb to Indiegogo, Americans are actively creating new ways to combine our...

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