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Here’s Where Evangelicals Are Giving the Most and Least
For Giving Tuesday, ECFA analyzes the finances of 1,800 ministries.
Here's Where Evangelicals Are Giving the Most and Least. Research. Here's Where Evangelicals Are Giving the Most and Least. For Giving
Young Leaders Embrace the Idea of Hero Making
Young leaders measure success differently.
who will invest in others. Permission Giving Seeing the potential in others is an essential practice of every hero maker. Young leaders today are putting
The Only Bright Spot in American Giving
Research highlights radical giving of poor and unpaid labor of women.
The Only Bright Spot in American Giving. Research highlights radical giving of poor and unpaid labor of women. Nothing really beats giving alongside others and talking about it.
Secrets of Effective GivingSubscriber Access Only
Here's when and how you can best help the poor.
Secrets of Effective Giving. Here's when and how you can best help the poor. Bruce Wydick| November 27, 2017. Image: Stuart Fisher. R Alms-Giving. Alms
How Can We Cultivate a Sense of ‘Belonging’ in Our Gospel Witness?
Belonging is one of the great longings of the human soul.
And I am part of a community of ethnically diverse women who come together each year for five days for a spiritual retreat. This spiritual practice is life-giving, stretching, and enriching.
Why #GivingTuesday Donations Could Drop Dramatically Next Year
Evangelical leaders warn of ‘devastating’ impact of GOP tax plan on the charitable deduction.
Evangelical leaders warn of 'devastating' impact of GOP tax plan on the charitable deduction.
Advent: The Birth of Christ Is Too Big for One Day
Why our family is celebrating Advent this year.
Between all the gift giving, cookie baking, and party hosting, it can be difficult to find time to breathe, let alone reflect. My kids, like most, appreciate the gift giving and receiving.
Cover Story: Blessed Are the HandoutsSubscriber Access Only
Why some Christian poverty experts believe we should give cash to the poor, no strings attached.
Secrets of Effective Giving Understanding when and how to best help the poor is simple. Sort of. Here's our guide. That Kenyan goat launched a Christmas tradition for my family.
Our December Issue: Being Shrewd SamaritansSubscriber Access Only
We’re learning more than ever about good giving.
We're learning more than ever about good giving. We have more tools than ever to evaluate our giving choices and best steward the wealth entrusted to us.
The Need for Culturally Agile Leaders in Church Planting
The mission of God knows no cultural boundaries
Culturally agile leaders help church planters understand how issues of diversity are socially constructed (and at times sinfully constructed) as to avoid giving naive and blanket solutions
Unlocking Eight Motivational Triggers for Evangelism and Discipleship
How can we "spur one another on toward love and good deeds”?
One possible way to engage this motivational trigger in our evangelism and discipleship is by giving these people the freedom to find new ways of communicating and living out the truth
The African Diaspora (Part 2): What We Can Learn and Biblical Principles
Immigrants can bless their home countries and their host countries
friends prayed. His powerful prayer is recorded in Daniel 2:20-23. Daniel regularly prayed three times a day “giving thanks to his God” (Dan. 6:10). Before
Leverage Halloween to Love Your Neighbors
Halloween gives Christians a unique opportunity to welcome our neighbors
us. We have a generous God who delights in giving. teeth. Consider giving out full-sized candy bars to the neighbors and children you already know.
Leadership Priorities: Five Thoughts on How We Can Lead Better
Leadership, at its most basic level, involves the leading of people.
At its core, delegation is the act of giving someone under your charge responsibility and authority in your place, freeing you to focus on higher priority objectives.
5 Big Ideas for Generous Churches
Want your people to give with joy? Here’s what it’s going to take.
For decades in the United States, religious giving has reliably been the largest single segment of the charitable donation ecosystem. But for a number
God Loves a Cheerful Itemizer
Experts assess how Trump tax plan to double the standard deduction would cost ministries bigly.
Experts assess how Trump tax plan to double the standard deduction would cost ministries bigly.
International Adoptions Drop to New Low as Evangelical Funding Spikes
Churches continue to rally for orphan care while the State Department addresses global restrictions.
continues to climb dramatically”: Overall, charitable giving by Americans grew by a strong 4.1 percent in 2015, according to Giving USA. In that same
Will We See a Church Planting Movement in North America?
How can church leaders prepare themselves and their churches?
fruitfulness. No longer would attendance and giving serve as sufficient gauges, since the kingdom-expansive mission would now be in view. Celebration
How to Help Someone Make the Best Decision of His or Her Life
All Christians are called to share their faith.
If you are unsure about what the gospel is, I'd recommend reading pages 17-25 of Growing Your Faith by Giving It Away or watching this quick video.
Suicide, Mental Illness, and the Church: An Interview with Kay Warren
All church members can play a role in helping those with mental illness.
So I am encouraged, but the dilemma is the “what.” People will say, “Yes, I want to care and I do care, but I just don't know what to do.” We are still a little behind in giving people the
Two Marvelous Truths Help Me Say No to Sexual Sin
Two Marvelous Truths Help Me Say No to Sexual Sin
As a same-sex-attracted woman married to a man, I was struggling to ward off temptation on my own power. Then God showed me I didn’t have to.
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