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Category Archives: Generous Churches

Religious Americans Are 4X More Generous Than Their Secular Neighbors

By: in: Generous Churches on: December 20, 2010

  Earlier I reviewed American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us, a 2010 book by two public intellectuals that presents several important new…

One Type of Happiness: $75,000 a Year

By: in: Generous Churches on: October 1, 2010

  Can money buy happiness? In ways, about $75,000/year can, according to a new study from Princeton University. The further someone’s household income falls…

Accelerate Generosity in your Church

By: in: Generous Churches on: September 1, 2010

For the past few years I have had the privilege of leading Leadership Network's initiatives in the area of generosity and stewardship.  More than…

Is the Economy Hitting Large Churches “at an Unprecedented Rate”?

By: in: Generous Churches on: May 13, 2010

My friend Pastor Brian Kluth is quite the pioneer. He was one of the first people I know to create resources about generosity in…

Creating a Culture of Generosity During an Economic Downturn: What Generous Churches are Learning

By: in: Generous Churches on: August 31, 2009

Creating a Culture of Generosity During an Economic Downturn: What Truly Generous Churches are Learning More and more churches are working to build a…

Generosity Requires More than a Sermon: Leading Churches find Ongoing Training is the Key

By: in: Generous Churches on: August 10, 2009

Generosity Requires More than a Sermon: Leading Churches find Ongoing Training is the Key to a Lifestyle of Generosity Churches that are intentionally and…

Churches Lead the Way in Generosity

By: in: Generous Churches on: May 21, 2009

I love when the media catches the church doing something good.  Don't you? This week ABC News, CNN, Fox News, USA Today, even the…

Weathering the Storm: How Churches are Holding Up in the Current Economic Downturn

By: in: Audio, Generous Churches on: May 14, 2009

By Warren Bird and Ed Stetzer published on May 14, 2009 In May of 2009, both Leadership Network and Lifeway Research conducted national research…

The Joy of Generosity

By: in: Audio, Generous Churches on: May 1, 2008

By Chris Willard published on May 1, 2008 Chris Willard talks with Dave Travis about churches who are leading the way in creating cultures…

Investing 40% of Your Church Budget in Missions

By: in: Generous Churches on: March 14, 2008

  In a trivia contest for the church with the biggest safe, my money would be on Park Street Church along the Boston Common.…