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Are You a Gospel Patron?

What’s a gospel patron? John Rinehart wrote a compelling book called Gospel Patrons. There he describes a gospel patron as a passionate follower of Jesus but one who also invests generously with time and treasure in the advance of the gospel. Few would recognize that, throughout history, the  »  Read More

Okay, Let’s Do Something Crazy!

My friend Frank is a financial advisor. Sometimes he gets a mischievous grin on his face—especially when he’s heard a good story. And to be honest, he likes a little risk, a little fun. So it was he told me the story of a young man who’d been building his own little stockpile—the typical  »  Read More

7 Observations About the Top Givers of 2016

Earlier this year, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, in its February 2017 edition, listed the top givers of 2016. The list included many names that are recognizable, like Bill and Melinda Gates, Sheryl Sandberg, Michael Bloomberg, and Paul Allen. The list and the amounts is enlightening, but here are  »  Read More