Downsizing our Giving

The Barna Group has released a new study of the impact of recent economic events on giving and other behaviors. Click here to read the report. In summary, it says people have dramatically downsized their giving throughout the recent economic events–in some cases regardless of any real economic impact to them personally. In their interpretation […]

Are Christians Generous? – The Rule of 1/3

Are Christians generous? I would say, "yes and no." Christianity has been the root of much of the world's generosity–especially toward the downtrodden. Hospitals, children's homes, global health initiatives, adoption, ministries to the homeless, etc. However… In my class at the Pepperdine Bible Lectures entitled, "The Contrarian's Guide to Church Leadership," I talked about the […]