Generosity in quotes: Amanda Grace Caldwell

“We are all waiting for something. But God, in his goodness, brings us moments of joy in-between. It’s a moment of connection or laughter or glee. It’s a moment of peace or of spontaneity. And if we count these moments, one by one, we end up with much more than a ray of light. We […]

Generosity in quotes: Miroslav Volf

“A rich self has a distinct attitude towards the past, the present, and the future. It surveys the past with gratitude for what it has received, not with annoyance about what it hasn’t achieved or about how little it has been given. A rich self lives in the present with contentment. Rather than never having enough […]

Speaking of money in church

The spring issue of Leadership Journal had me with the cover and then continued to reel me in with article after article on two of my favorite topics – money and ministry. I could have done without the tagline, “Funding your ministry without losing your soul.” But I understand the editors’ dilemma. It’s likely the […]

Generosity in quotes

“No one longs for what he or she already has, and yet the accumulated insight of those wise about the spiritual life suggests that the reason so many of us cannot see the red X that marks the spot is because we are standing on it. The treasure we seek requires no lengthy expedition, no […]