Generosity in quotes: David King

“While we each must shape our own theology of money, at the core is our response of gratitude to God’s generosity. At stake is who God is: God is generous, gracious, loving and merciful. A Christian’s life of faith is rooted in and shaped by grateful response to God’s generosity. How we understand and live […]

Generosity in quotes: Natalie Sleeth

In the bulb there is a flower; in the seed, an apple tree; In cocoons, a hidden promise; butterflies will soon be free. In the cold and snow of winter there’s a spring that waits to be, Unrevealed until its season, something God alone can see. There’s a song in ev’ry silence, seeking words and […]

Generosity in quotes: Anne Lamott

“Astonishing material and revelation appear in our lives all the time. Let it be. Unto us, so much is given. We just have to be open for business. Sometimes — oh, just once in a blue moon — I resist being receptive to God’s generosity, because I’m busy with a project and trying to manipulate […]

Four benefits of turning tough times into teachable moments

Everywhere these days, organizational leaders are on the hunt for a short-cut route out of the economic doldrums in which the nonprofit sector finds itself. Budgets are tight, with little relief in sight. And staff are weary from being asked to make do for yet another year. The last thing most folks want to hear […]