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Growing Generosity in the Twin Cities

August 29, 2022

Jay Bennett, Guest Blog Post For many years, National Christian Foundation (NCF) Twin Cities has partnered with Generous Giving to serve followers of Jesus who want to know more about how generosity can be a portal to greater intimacy with Jesus. In Minneapolis this summer, our NCF affiliate office linked arms with Generous Giving to…

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NCF Research: Wise Stewardship and Generous Christians

April 7, 2022

Motivation for Giving The landscape of Christian giving is changing. but in some ways, it is very much the same. A principle that has motivated generosity for decades (and centuries) continues to be a driving force behind giving today – a desire to please God. Our friends from the National Christian Foundation (NCF) recently commissioned…

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How to Use the Introduction to Biblical Generosity

March 18, 2022

  After attending a JOG (Journey of Generosity), participants are often transformed. They have a new viewpoint and a new calling, but they are not sure how to share their experience with those they love. The New Guide Our new guide, Introduction to Biblical Generosity, was written for anyone who wants to share a conversation…

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Emerging Leaders Consider Generosity

March 1, 2022

  We often hear leaders tell us, “I wish I had studied God’s heart for generosity when I was starting my career.” That longing led us to launch the Emerging Leader initiative. Whether in college, graduate school, medical school, or an MBA program, young leaders are forming ideas about the overall purpose of their careers.…

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The Race for a Finish Line

January 13, 2022

Hi, my name is Kealan. My brother, Cody, and I founded the Finish Line Pledge together and cohost the Finish Line Podcast. You may or may not have heard of the idea of a financial finish line, but it has made all the difference in our lives. When I was in college, I felt like a “real Christian” should…

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Use our Guide to Launch your Year

December 26, 2021

  The new year is a natural time for reflection. As we pack the Christmas decorations and clean out the closets, thoughts of a fresh new year start to pour in our minds. Why not take a moment to reconnect with what is most important? Although resolutions are notoriously focused on health and spring cleaning,…

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An Unexpected Contentment

December 10, 2021

At Generous Giving, we love stories of transformation. Meet Greg and Alison Baumer. Five years ago, we captured the Baumer’s story, seeing how their commitment to generosity was changing not only how they made financial decisions, but also their hearts. Fast forward to today, and we see the impact continuing to grow. In the past,…

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Reclaiming Advent

November 30, 2021

  Thirteen years ago, I stood in the toy aisle of Target considering what to buy our 6-month-old daughter for Christmas. As a new parent, I wanted to offer her the most magical holiday (which I later discovered included playing with boxes and wrapping paper). I was caught in the whirlwind of the Christmas hustle.…

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Ambitious Giving

November 18, 2021

  Beverly Grant’s accountant had never seen anything like it. He thought it was a mistake. His client had given away more money than she earned that year. At first glance, generosity like this appears to be downright reckless, but Beverly Grant made is her goal to be ambitious in her giving. Her radical generosity stems…

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Aligning Family Traditions with Real Values

October 22, 2021

  Although the past eighteen months brought struggles of separation, heartache, and isolation, they also presented opportunities for reflection. We were all forced to step back and ask clarifying questions about the way we live our lives: the time we invest, the financial resources we utilize, the relationships that are most important in our lives,…

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