The Loneliness of the Giver—Take Care of Those Who Give
I remember some years back meeting with a couple who described their loneliness as givers. They described how the pastor came to…
One Who Scatters, Yet Increases More
There’s a proverb that says, There is one who scatters, yet increases more; and there is one who withholds more than is…
11 Great Quotes on Giving, Generosity and Wealth
I love this quote on love and giving by the late J.I. Packer, along with other great quotes on giving by C.S….
Bypassing the Nonprofit—The Trend Toward Direct Giving
With wealthy donors and foundations giving cash directly to needy individuals, nonprofits may be worried about their role as intermediaries of aid.
Online Giving Platform Made Free for Churches!
Many small- to medium-sized churches don’t have the ability to receive gifts online. A provider is offering its giving platform—for free—to churches.
What Percentage Do You Give Away?
What percentage of your income do you give away? For many Christians, the concept of giving starts (and often ends) with a…
13 Bible Verses on the Generous Life
As you’ll see, I included verses about the generous life and not just about giving. Generosity goes beyond giving financially.
A Legacy of Narcissistic Kids?
Research shows narcissistic tendencies are on the rise, and parents need to consider how they’re training their children.
30 Days of Giving: Practice Everyday Generosity
I challenged a group to 30 days of giving. Then I realized I didn’t have any plan for 30-days worth of generosity….
Solve Poverty? First Understand the Poor
How well do nonprofits understand the poor they’re trying to help? And how well do they preserve dignity while offering that help?…
One of the Best Ways to Teach Generosity
It’s not unusual for someone to come up and ask me, “How do I teach my children to be generous?” It’s a great…
Rethinking the Cost of Giving
Have you ever thought about the cost of giving? What do I mean–the cost of giving? At a practical personal level, in…