He said his name was Daniel. As I was getting his name, my oldest took out her wallet and thumbed through 5 or 6 twenty dollar bills. I thought, “Geez, kid! Don’t go flashing all that money around!” I was beside myself thinking she was going to give them $20! I was immediately overwhelmed with gratitude for her tender and generous heart. But what happened next...Read More
Most people find the practice of vulnerability to be terrifying and when practiced with wrong motives, it can be perceived as weakness. For this reason, it is avoided by many who miss out on finding the key to unlocking generosity of self.
Let's look at a few common ways we can be vulnerable in our daily lives…Read More
Even if you don't feel like you want to be generous or change the way you think about what you have to give, I think you can fake it 'till you make it on this. Just start doing these things until they become habits and eventually the way you think about giving of your Self will be transformed. Sharing yourself won't feel so expensive as God increases all that you have to give. Obedience to the call to love others more than ourselves promises infinite ROI. Righteousness, intimacy, and Glory to God are waiting on the other side of your generosity. You get to be more like Jesus and grow closer to Him. What would Christ have withheld of Himself from us? Nothing. Not even His very life. From His poverty, we were made rich.Read More