Posts Tagged ‘Charity’

How Much Should I Give? – Decision Time

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Giving is an issue of the heart and an act of obedience.  Like it or not, we are given a lot of grace and freedom in the area of giving, but there is also a great deal of responsibility that comes with that freedom.  We often approach this topic by looking for a checklist so…

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Moody Radio Interview 2-26-18 – How We Give

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Is your giving characterized by cheerful worship or has it slipped into a routine that requires little thought on your part?  Perhaps giving isn’t even a current practice, but you would like to start.  In this week’s interview we discuss how our process of giving actually matters.  You can read the related article here.  The…

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Moody Radio Interview 7-25-17 – How Much Should I Give?

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In this broadcast, we discussed how much we should personally be giving.  The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli and Linda” on Moody Radio Indiana (97.9 FM). You can read the corresponding article here.  If you want to read the historical biblical context on giving, you can read that article here. For more information…

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Moody Radio Interview 7-18-17 – How We Give and Why It Matters

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In this broadcast, we discussed things to consider as we give and why the process matters.  The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli and Linda” on Moody Radio Indiana (97.9 FM). You can read the corresponding article here. For more information on Moody Radio, go to moodyradio.org/indiana.   Brad Graber, CFP® has been working…

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How We Give and Why It Matters

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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

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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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