Monthly Archives: June 1998

For Thought and Discussion

1. Do you think generosity should have a ROI? Do you measure the effectiveness of your generosity? If so, how? 2. Name five acts of generosity by others that have shaped your life. 3. How have you have been changed by your own attempts at generosity? 4. When can you […]

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Don’t Cut Corners

One who is slack in his work is brother to one who destroys. PROVERBS 18:9 Are you a diligent worker, or do you tend to be a slacker? Do you complete every task to the best of your ability, or do you rush through your assignments, doing just enough to […]

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1. Helping people who could never help us in return signifies the purest of motives. 2. The spirit of reciprocation fuels much of our actions of benevolence and generosity. 3. An unquenchable joy accompanies anyone who develops the habit of helping others who can never pay them back. 4. We […]

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The Address of the Flourishing Life

My entire life, I’ve been captivated by the lives of people who have flourished. As a young man, I read of people such as Lincoln, Calvin, Billy Graham and Mother Teresa, and wondered at their fruitful lives. What made their lives so profound in impact and quality? What did they […]

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Retaliate with Love (Part One)

If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you. PROVERBS 25:21-22 When someone hurts us, our initial reaction usually does not involve coming […]

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