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Generosity Gap: Christians and Pastors Tithe and Tip for Different Reasons
Survey identifies the main motivations for giving money.
Research. Generosity Gap: Christians and Pastors Tithe and Tip for Different Reasons. Pastors most often see generosity as an attitude (38%) and a response to Christ's love (47%).
Figuring Out the Millennial Christian Giver
Here's what an ECFA survey of 16,500 donors to 17 evangelical ministries learned about generosity.
Here's what an ECFA survey of 16500 donors to 17 evangelical ministries learned about generosity. Figuring Out the Millennial Christian Giver. 1 of 9. Research.
Is There Enough Evidence?
They worshiped together at the Temple each day, met in homes for the Lord's Supper, and shared their meals with great joy and generosity—all the while praising God and enjoying the
What Is Biblical Preaching? Stewarding the Message
Pastor of The Summit Church draws on Martyn Lloyd-Jones
the cross and what God had done. So if I'm preaching about generosity, how am I motivating people to be generous? There's guilt—how can you sit there
3 Mistakes Churches Make When They Talk Money
Ministry leader wants to spread the biblical message of generosity in order to grow generous givers.
Ministry leader wants to spread the biblical message of generosity in order to grow generous givers. He has been actively spreading the biblical message of generosity for 20 years.
Belonging Is About More Than Biology
As an adoptee and adoptive mom, God is teaching me about his welcoming love.
I've felt this mutuality with my own parents; I've seen it in my own daughter. This mutuality creates a kind of flow that allows us to embrace others with a similar kind of generosity.
Thankfulness Protects Against PTSD
In the aftermath of tragedy, gratitude helps us grow.
It can lower blood pressure, improve immune function, promote happiness and well-being, and spur acts of helpfulness, generosity, and cooperation.”.
Facts, Faith, and Faces
World Relief hosts free webinar: Leading Your Church Through the Post-Election Environment
Kingdom values that dominate scripture are compassion for the hurting, sacrifice of the self, true hospitality (defined as the the love of the stranger), and generosity evidenced in a
Three Practices For Third Space Churches
How do we seek the flourishing of our city in such a way that contributes to the urban renewal happening all around us?
in the midst of a shifting culture. We are called to be a people marked by service and charity, generosity and faithfulness. But now we are in the midst
Lydia: A Bold Believer
40). Reflect: Read about Lydia in Acts 16:11–15, 40. What challenges you about Lydia's example of belief, obedience, boldness, and generosity? Pray
Border Crossing: Lessons in Generosity from the Believing Poor
How can your family, and your church, be more generous this holiday season?
Border Crossing: Lessons in Generosity from the Believing Poor. Border Crossing: Lessons in Generosity from the Believing Poor. Generosity may have had little to do with it.
Small Church, Big Ministry
God is using 124 people from this historic congregation to feed 145,000.
Then in 2000, Raymie Malloy took on leadership of the church's Social, Mission, and Outreach Ministry, which gave oversight to food collection and distribution.
What Brilliant Psychologists Like Me Are Learning About HumilitySubscriber Access Only
Measuring meekness can help the church as long as we remember the only One who had something to brag about.
That is, humble people flip upside down what comes naturally for most of us—to view ourselves with great generosity and others with suspicion. Humble
When Tithing Comes With a Money-Back Guarantee
How did churches like NewSpring and Life.Church get thousands of Christians to start giving? By offering a refund if God isn't faithful.
pastor Craig Groeschel. “We will lead the way with irrational generosity because we truly believe it's more blessed to give than to receive.”. Many churches
Saturday is for Seminars—HDI Disaster Ministry Conference
Velocity, and Disaster Ministry Conference. Find out how to be involved!
Topics: Creating A Healthy Staff Culture, Extraordinary Leadership, Best Practices, New Trends in Ministry, Cultivating Generosity, and Multisite Strategy.
What I Wish I Had Known about StewardshipSubscriber Access Only
Five insights that changed my awkward relationship with this core part of the Christian life and church ministry.
Verse 45 says, “They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need.” This first-century church is a beautiful picture of generosity in action, even in their scarcity.
Forgive Us Our Debts: How Christian College Grads Pay the Price
Evangelical schools work to capture the real cost of student loans.
has $43,000 to go, and, when combined with her husband's debt, the $1,000 a month loan payments make it harder for them to tithe, give to charity, or live out the generosity they feel
Why Christian Scholars Loved Peter Berger
His sympathetic treatment of faith made him a rock star among Christ-following academics.
With their help and the generosity of a few donors who understood the strategic value of Berger's influence, we were able to bring the eminent scholar to Gordon to interact with our
How God Sent His Word to An Iraqi Interpreter
I saw an American soldier reading his Bible, and I wanted to know more.
He said, “He needs these clothes more than I do.” I stood in shock because of his generosity. I knew then that my father's life had been forever changed.
Saturday is for Seminars—Australian Church Planting, the Wilberforce Forum, and Velocity
Join us at the Wilberforce Weekend in honor of Charles Colson
Topics: Creating A Healthy Staff Culture, Extraordinary Leadership, Best Practices, New Trends in Ministry, Cultivating Generosity, and Multisite Strategy.
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Bringing Back Baylor
Bringing Back Baylor
Baylor University president Linda Livingstone helps the school navigate one of the largest scandals in US collegiate athletics.
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