What would happen if, instead of talking about how giving changes others, you framed it in terms of how it changes them personally?
When the daughters of Hal and Jane Rodenhouse began to lend a hand with their parents’ finances, they were astounded by what they discovered.
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A young pastor recently said to me, “Two-thirds of our church’s members are 65 years and older. What I want to know is this: Once they’re gone, where is all their wealth going?”
Even in their will, Rich and Ann Meyer were careful to reflect giving as a priority.
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“Come again, Jesus? You’re pushing swag? To influence people? A bit unseemly, wouldn’t you say?”
What does it look like to try and practice the presence of God together as a congregation? Rev. Greg Janke, pastor at Palos Height CRC, shares his church's story.
Thanks, Colin. Obviously, most folks are careful about sharing household income but an anonymous survey would give people the freedom to choose a range of income which is helpful information too....
I really like the idea of giving up the habit of worrying. At times, I've thought about it this way too. Kudos to your wife for the insight!!
Scott -- I really like the idea of proverbs as life hacks. I think that would make a great sermon series!!
I wouldn't say that life is too messy for a system because systems are built into...posted on: These Are My Thoughts on FIRE
Thanks for sharing about your dad. That's real leadership and also shows integrity. What a great example!posted on: "Give Me the Collection Plate!"
Ken -- This is great. I love it! I've been thinking too that giving is a doorway through which we enter into a deeper fellowship with God and one another. I like how you contrast giving with the...posted on: So What’s the Blessing From Giving?