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Why Family Generosity Matters For Every Church

Growing a generous culture is a popular buzz phrase today. When I hear people talk about it the definitions or expressions are as varied as the people discussing them. For me, the only way a church is experiencing a generous culture is when
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Vlog: Too Much Money Talk

One of the most common questions I receive from pastors is, “How much money talk is too much?” You never think you talk about Bible study, praying, or serving too much. Why is it that you aren’t worried about wearing those topics out? First
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Too Much Money Talk

One of the more common concerns I hear from pastors is the fear that too much money talk can turn a church sour. So how much is too much and what is the right amount? Let’s set the stage to make sure we are all on the same page with the conversation. Here are some
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Vlog: When Outside Giving Can Hurt

When we promote that we are giving money away outside the church, we may be hurting our generous culture. It’s not uncommon for a church to highlight a missional cause to receive all of a special offering. I’m all for churches supporting
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How Holistic Generosity Impacts Giving

So what’s up with holistic generosity and how does it impact financial giving? If I over-emphasize living generously with your time and talents won’t people take that option as opposed to growing in financial giving? Doesn’t it soften the blow of a
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