Living is giving. We live life best when we give ourselves, our resources, our competencies, and our time in service to others and in support of God's mission. If you spend your money on yourself, you are just surviving. But if you want your life to count, if you want to really live—give.
We thought that financial freedom came from accumulating as much as we could and if we gave more away, we would have less to enjoy. In reality, the more we gave, the more we enjoyed and the more freedom we experienced.
Generous Giving is an effective and strategic ministry that deals with an issue that goes right to our hearts, generosity. I have seen first hand the impact of biblical generosity on families through, not only the first, but also the second, third and fourth generations.
It is more blessed to give than to receive.
|I have discovered an excitement in giving that's unique and distinct from every other gift. It's ironic that in separating myself from something of value, I receive back something of even greater value. It's a great way to do life.|
I consecrate all that I am and all that I have, the faculties of my mind, the members of my body, my worldly possessions, my time, and my influence over others, all to be used entirely for Thy glory and resolutely employed in obedience to Thy commands as long as Thou continuest me in life.
In 2001, Western Uganda was at war. One town chose to trust God and rebuild their ravaged town through their own generosity. More
Chet and Diana Stewart share how they found true freedom when they realized that the tithe box is a good box, just not a big enough box for them. More
Next Celebration of Generosity: April 18-20, 2013, Austin, Texas. More