The Gift of Giving

Created on September 19th, 2013

About This Bin

Articles and resources to assist you in growing your top spiritual gifts as revealed by the Spiritual Gifts Inventory, based on the study, Serving from the Heart.

Giving Joyfully

Giving Joyfully

By Jessica Miller Kelley
Being a pastor's family, I don't know if I should admit this, but my husband and I disagree over whether one's tithe (the traditional 10% of gross income one "gives back to God"… read more
When Spouses Clash on Giving

When Spouses Clash on Giving

By Jeff Anderson
For over a decade I have been talking with folks about their personal financial giving. Among the most common questions I hear is, "What do I do when my spouse and I are not on… read more
shiny gods

shiny gods

By Rev. Dr. Mike Slaughter
What happens when we truly put God first in all aspects of our lives? In a culture guided chiefly by shiny, life-promising distractions, “enough” seems elusive and keeps us…
Stewardship Options: Why Do I Give?

Stewardship Options: Why Do I Give?

By Ministry Matters
Any stewardship campaign has to start with the question on everyone's mind, "Why should I give?" There are many ways to answer that question, and it will likely be different for… read more

From Stewardship to Generosity

From Stewardship to Generosity

By Robert Schnase
A few years ago, I had the privilege of speaking at a training seminar at a large United Methodist church. My host was on staff at the church, and he described how he had recently … read more
Treasures of the Transformed Life 40 Day Reading Book

Treasures of the Transformed Life 40 Day Reading Book

By John Ed Mathison
Not matter how good life is, most Christians thirst for something more. Although we are people of faith, many of us aren't satisfied. We long for lives that are more fulfilled…
Four Million Dollars for the Church

Four Million Dollars for the Church

By J. Clif Christopher
Last week one of our ministry strategists called me to share disturbing news about one of his clients. The pastor had just told him the church was notified they were the recipient … read more
A Generous Life

A Generous Life

By Ben Simpson
Christian life at its best is marked by generosity. Followers of Jesus should be eager to serve. They should abound in char­ity, love, hope, and faith. Christians should be… read more
Money for Missions: Project Ideas

Money for Missions: Project Ideas

By Raney K. Good
0ne evening at dinner Jack listened as his mother and father talked about a mission trip to Haiti that a group of adults from his church were planning. Although Jack's parents… read more

Debt and Digital Giving

Debt and Digital Giving

By Ben Gosden
It seems like everything is moving into the digital world these days. The Internet has quickly become a world unto itself where we can share the highlights of our life, purchase… read more