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The Giving Family: A Surprise Lesson
When my kids were still young, I began giving them money each year to donate to a charity of their choosing. It was a valuable exercise—for them and for me!
Podcast: Inspired Biblical Generosity
Listen to me tell my story and discuss the generosity mission of The Signatry in an interview with Jim and Martha Brangenberg of iWork4Him.
Giving As A Family
Model generosity by making generosity a family activity. I have listed practical ideas and tips to successfully build giving into your family culture.
Growing a Generous Family
Read about how to create a “generous legacy” and why I believe those two ideas should be held together as we build into our families.
How Do Family, Legacy and Generosity Go Together?
I’ve been asked how the three themes of my personal mission fit together—specifically, how does generosity relate to the felt needs of family and legacy? Here is my answer.
Leaving a Legacy: Making a Memory
This Focus on the Family article offers practical advice for grandparents who are wanting to build values and virtues into the lives of their grandkids.
Finding Major Donors
“Can you introduce me to major donors?” It’s a question I get asked a lot. I introduce the key topic of major donors and major gifts for ministry in a video produced by Generosity by Lifeway.
Six Facts for Understanding High Net Worth Giving
Major donors are only becoming more important to ministries and non-profits who rely on charitable giving. Review some facts about high net worth donors and what those facts mean for those in development roles.
Giving in Retirement: America’s Longevity Bonus
This very accessible study conducted by Age Wave and Merrill Lynch delivers loads of useful insights on how older generations give charitably.
Books in the Store
A Generous Life
Learn ten steps to help you establish a generous mindset, determine where and how much to give, create a legacy plan, and more.
Discover how recent cultural shifts are revolutionizing fundraising, and how you can understand and take advantage of these shifts.
Discover why the model for estate planning today is fundamentally flawed, and how it can be fixed.