Even in their will, Rich and Ann Meyer were careful to reflect giving as a priority.
Generosity Today is a quarterly publication from The Barnabas Foundation. It's designed to inspire generosity and educate your congregation about smart ways they can support your church beyond the offering plate.
“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.
What if we could change the narrative from "gotta" give to "get to" give?
Join Barnabas Foundation Thursday, Sept. 19 at 11 a.m. as we talk with Rev. Greg Janke, senior pastor at Palos Heights CRC, about the challenges and opportunities of growing corporate spiritual discipline.
Listen in as Phil Leo and Rev. Dave Den Haan talk about some of the thorny issues pastors are faced with when it comes to talking finances.
I never wanted to know how much church members were giving; I didn't think it was any of my business. That assumption was a mistake.
Let’s be clear, the point Jesus is making is not to live in abject poverty. Instead, it’s to trust God for your security and future, more than anything or anyone else.
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?