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Category Archives: Generous Churches

When Natural Disasters Strike

I recently had the privilege of sitting down with Thomas Kim, former Executive Director of Churches Helping Churches and now Board Member.  Churches Helping…

Generosity Becoming a Fundamental Spiritual Discipline for Churches

By: in: Audio, Generous Churches on: October 19, 2011

By Chris Willard and Warren Bird published on October 19, 2011 Churches that are leading the charge in becoming more generous are taking their…

October 11for11 Theme is Generous Churches

By: in: Generous Churches on: October 12, 2011

October 11 for 11 Theme is Generous Churches The idea behind 11 for 11 is to profile eleven specific ministry innovations during 2011. The…

Generosity Becoming a Fundamental Spiritual Discipline for Churches

By: in: Generous Churches on: October 11, 2011

Churches that are leading the charge in becoming more generous are taking their giving to a whole new level. Generous churches are teaching differently…

Generosity Becoming a Fundamental Spritual Discipline for Churches

Churches that are leading the charge in becoming more generous are taking their giving to a whole new level. Generous churches are teaching differently…

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…