How We Give and Why It Matters


Does process really matter?  When it comes to giving, scripture points out that some details in the process do matter.  Sure, we all have our own preferences, but it’s always good to check ourselves against any instructions found in scripture to make sure we’re not missing something.  I’ve put together a list of things to…

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How Much Should We Give? – A Biblical History

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There is no shortage of opinions when it comes to the topic of how much we should be giving.  Some believe it is a set percentage, while others argue for the concept of grace giving in this New Testament age with the amount determined by the heart of each person.  As we explore this issue,…

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Where Should We Give?

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Once you’ve wrestled with the question of whether or not you should give and come to the conclusion that you should in fact be giving, the decision making process isn’t over.  You’ll instantly be presented with a seemingly endless number of worthy options that are more than eager to accept your money.  As Christians, we…

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Why Do Christians Give? – Part II

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In Part I, we started to scratch the surface of the multitude of reasons why Christians give.  Most of those reasons were focused around the identity, character and value of God.  In this continuation, we will touch on a few additional motivations for Christian giving, but also look at some ulterior motives that may tempt…

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Why Do Christians Give? – Part I


Giving is one of my absolutely favorite topics.  On the surface, it seems like such a simple, straight-forward issue, but when you start to dig in, you find out it is very involved.  Things gets more interesting when you add people to the mix and start working through their pre-conceived notions and biases either for…

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How Much Money Am I Supposed to Give Away?


How much should I give seems to be the inevitable question that comes up any time the topic of giving is discussed. CS Lewis once said “If our charities do not at all pinch or hamper us, I should say they are too small. There ought to be things we should like to do and cannot because our charitable expenditure excludes them.”…

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