Category Archives: Giving

5 Reasons Why the Bible Tells Us to Give Secretly

(This was a post I wrote for onemoneydesign.com) Among the many instructions the Bible has for our giving, it calls for us to keep our giving “secret”. Jesus plainly told us to give in this manner: “So when you give … Continue reading

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What should a Christian think about “tithing”?

(Previously a guestpost on onemoneydesign.com)  I have been at this awhile now, and I have to admit- nothing stirs the pot like the word “tithe”.  For some, the word encompasses their entire understanding of Biblical finance, for others its a manditory … Continue reading

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Does the Concept of “Tithing” Make You Angry? Should it?

(This is a guest post I put together for onemoneydesign.com)   Being the author of a Christian book on finances and managing a blog along the same lines, I run into an array of reactions regarding the practice of “tithing”. … Continue reading

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Should poor people give?

Should poor people give? (Christians, that is)  This is an excellent question.  I get asked this often.  Here is my best answer.  (I’ll say right off the bat:  This is an area where I believe you are free to disagree with … Continue reading

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Expectation, The Test of True Generosity (Part 3)

I believe the mark of true generosity can be found in expectation.  As you give or lend:  What is your expectation for the situation? “If you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to … Continue reading

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Expectation, The Test of True Generosity (Part 2)

I believe the mark of true generosity can be found in expectation.  As you give or lend:  What is your expectation for the situation? “If you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to … Continue reading

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Expectation, The Test of True Generosity (Part 1)

I believe the mark of true generosity can be found in expectation.  As you give or lend:  What is your expectation for the situation? “If you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to … Continue reading

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The Essentials of Biblical Finance: Generosity

This is part 3 of a 4 part series. The Essentials of Biblical Finance: Generosity Generosity 1. Generosity must be first. When we give first, we show the Lord, ourselves and others that God is first on our budget and first … Continue reading

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