What is generosity? #40acts blog

What is generosity? #40acts blog

Isn’t it fun being generous?  Doesn’t it feel good to give something to someone and see them smile and say “thank you”?   In fact, it makes you want to give even more, doesn’t it?  You pledge to church, and give as you pledged, then wait for the “statement of giving”...
Generations of generosity #40acts blog

Generations of generosity #40acts blog

One of the recent #40ACTS got me thinking about my faith, how it developed, and who was responsible (other than God) for nurturing it. First, of course, are my parents. Both my mom and my dad were active in St. Lukes Evangelical Lutheran Church in Park Ridge, IL, near...
How do you measure generosity? #40acts blog

How do you measure generosity? #40acts blog

I thought I was being generous when I put my envelope in the collection plate at Old Orchard United Methodist Church in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.  I was stationed at the Philadelphia Naval Ship Yard, and we had bought a home in Cherry Hill, a 25-minute drive to the...
BOGO generosity #40acts blog

BOGO generosity #40acts blog

Did you know that you can really get something for nothing and then give it away?  What a wonderful idea!  Have you ever checked out the many rebates and freebies available? ACT 2:1 involves getting something for nothing and sharing it.  You know the Buy-One-Get-One...
Generosity in the Magic Kingdom #40acts blog

Generosity in the Magic Kingdom #40acts blog

You never know when an opportunity to be generous will present itself. The 3 PM Magic Kingdom parade was about to start, and we found great a great viewing place where we could sit on a wall and have an unobstructed view of Mickey and all his friends.  Sitting next to...