Generosity in quotes

“Gratitude is not just appreciation for good effort — it is a theological discipline. When Paul wrote, ‘Rejoice always . . . give thanks in all things’ (I Thessalonians 5: 16-18), he was speaking to us. When Julian of Norwich wrote, ‘All manner of things shall be well,’ she was speaking to us. It is […]

Advice to boards: In bad economic times, keep on doing the same good things

When asked what boards of faith-based nonprofits should be doing in these tough economic times, I respond: What you should have been doing all along. In good times and in bad, the chief duty of a board is to lead with the best possible governance. My charge to boards of theological schools in a recent issue of In […]