Category Archives for "Giving & Generosity"

Ask Chuck: The Power of Humble Generosity

The Power of Humble Generosity

Hello Chuck, I love hearing stories of working class people who lived modestly but silently saved and invested over the years. Upon their deaths, people are shocked to learn of the sizable gifts given to different institutions. But I’m concerned about a recent report that charitable giving is down. Any insight? Generous But Worried   […]

What Does the Bible Say About Giving? 6 Lessons From The Old Testament

what does the bible say about giving

Being generous is about more than just giving money away. The Bible has a lot to say about giving and generosity, but the account of Abram in Genesis 12-14 provides six examples of generosity that we can put into practice right now. 1. Care For Those In Need Around You Abram cared for his orphaned […]

Ask Chuck: Should I Give or Get Out of Debt?

Ask Chuck: Should I Give or Get Out of Debt?

Dear Chuck, When should we begin tithing? We are currently in ‘the red’ each month, relying on credit cards to fill in small gaps. It will take us a couple of months to adjust and stop living paycheck to paycheck. Currently there is no extra, no savings, etc. If we tithe now, we will have […]

Ask Chuck: Year-End Giving: The Good, The Generous, and The Scammers

Ask Chuck Year End Giving

Dear Chuck, During this time of year, I want to be more generous. I’ll receive a Christmas bonus from my company and I feel the Holy Spirit prompting me to give it away. The problem is, I don’t know to who. There are so many charities, ministries, and organizations fundraising, and I have a hard […]

4 Ways to Cultivate a Grateful Attitude in Your Kids During Christmas

One of the earliest battles parents with young children have is the battle of ownership. The cries of “me, my, mine” may be carrying through your house on a daily basis now, especially as the Christmas season draws near. If not, step into a room of toddlers and it won’t take long before you hear […]

Ask Chuck: Should I Tithe on Gross or Net Income?

Dear Chuck, My wife and I have always tithed off our gross income. A few years ago we made the difficult decision to take our Social Security benefits to try and make our mortgage payments every month. Now that we are on a fixed income, I’m wondering if we should continue to tithe off our […]

The First Step to Financial Freedom

Have you been waiting to make a budget until you make just a little more money? Maybe you have good intentions to start saving for retirement, but it just hasn’t happened. Debt has a way of accumulating quickly while we work to develop a plan to pay it off. Can you identify with any of […]

What Does the Bible Say About Giving and Saving?

In Mark 12, we meet the poor widow who gave two small coins in the temple treasury as her offering. In verse 42, Jesus said, “Truly I say to you, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the offering box. For they all contributed out of their abundance, […]