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Creating a generous church culture is often an uphill battle. Jeff Manion, pastor of Ada Bible Church near Grand Rapids, Michigan, knows this well. Here, he explains why the word "no" is less dangerous than the word "later" when it comes to giving. Check out our full interview with Manion (including more video), where he discusses the difference between institutional and personal satisfaction, what it takes to build a church culture of generosity, and why "contentment" isn't the same thing as "lack of ambition."

Video by Kyle Rohane, Leadership Journal editorial resident.

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Posted: April 22, 2013

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Patrick

April 23, 2013  8:27am

"Later really means no." Great video. Thanks Jeff.

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Jarrod

April 22, 2013  4:44pm

Pow. That's a powerful point. And it's not something you can ignore till later.

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