Articles Tagged 'Generosity'

Indescribable

Indescribable

Wow! What a precious addition to our Christmas with these boys. We hope to do something like this every year.

Phil Ware shares a quick thank you for all who have donated and then focuses on establishing a new tradition of teaching his grandchildren to share what they have with others.

Let the Show... End!

Let the Show... End!

Why is it so hard to do things quietly and without drawing attention to ourselves

Tom Norvell reminds us that true piety is about quiet, anonymous, kind acts of service and generosity for others done to honor God and not ourselves.

Don't Bury Your Treasure!

Don't Bury Your Treasure!

Here's the best financial planning possible

So instead of burying your money in the ground, you should be storing up treasure in heaven. How do you do that? Do good. Be rich in good deeds. Be generous. And be willing to share.

The Real Root of Brokenness

The Real Root of Brokenness

We must not dare forget to give thanks for how we're blessed and how great the Father is!

Ann Voskamp reminds us again of the incredible importance of giving thanks.

The Story: Three Windows of Grace

The Story: Three Windows of Grace

Isn't it time for a little church remodeling?

Phil Ware continues his series on The Story and focuses on the church at Antioch and the grace that empowered the church to be all God intended it to be.

Catch & Release: Blessings

Catch & Release: Blessings

What makes it hard to be generous with the good news of Jesus?

Phil Ware continues his series on Catch and Release, focusing on sharing our blessings and also seeing sharing Jesus, the good news of Jesus, as a gift of generosity.

How Money Buys Happiness

How Money Buys Happiness

Money can buy happiness?

Rubel Shelly helps us see how money buys happiness, by using it to help others who are in need!

Servin' Safari

Servin' Safari

Now what are we hunting on this one?

Patrick Odum reminds us that we shouldn't get weary in doing kind acts of service simply because we can't see the results, because do good is a result all by itself.

Exercising the Spirit: Generosity

Exercising the Spirit: Generosity

How can being generous grow our spirits?

The spiritual discipline of generosity is crucial if we are going to grow in the spirit.

No Strings Attached

No Strings Attached

Will we help others in the same way that Jesus did?

Will we help those who need it simply because we follow Jesus and because they need it with no strings attached?

Haunting Eyes and Needed Guilt

Haunting Eyes and Needed Guilt

Can you still see their haunting look?

Compassion must mean that we help those who around us with genuine help.

Overwhelmingly Blessed

Overwhelmingly Blessed

When was the last time you counted your blessings?

We must realize that with our blessings comes the responsibility to use them generously.

Giving without Regret

Giving without Regret

How do you feel when the gift you gave is not appreciated?

Sometimes our gifts are treated with contempt, other times are misused, but either way, we are most like God when we give without strings attached.

Three Cows

Three Cows

What in the world do three cows have to do with grace?

From a faithful old Thai friend, we learn the lessons of generosity and faith.

Poverty or Riches

Poverty or Riches

Which do you prefer?

Money and our desire for it can get us in trouble; we must learn to be happy with little or much.

The White Envelope

The White Envelope

Can we make more of Christmas than tinsel and gifts?

Christmas is about giving and not receiving, especially when we can give gifts that bless others and continue giving after we are gone.

The Hardest Grace of All

The Hardest Grace of All

Can you really forgive?

Forgiving others when they have truly hurt us is the hardest grace of all.

Finding Joy in Sacrifice

Finding Joy in Sacrifice

How much joy do you get out of sacrifice?

Sacrifices that allow us to share in the life of God should bring us joy.

Now That's the Ticket

Now That's the Ticket

What you going to give?

Sometimes we get surprised at how quickly the Lord shows us to trust him; especially in the area of tithing!

The Least of These?

The Least of These?

Who does Jesus value most?

We will be judged by how we cared for the least, the left out, and the lonely.