When impulse buyers went shopping in the Middle Ages, they often ended up with a “pig-in-a-poke.” It made them wish they had practiced some patience and self-control.
Today, we’re not doing much better.
Is it possible to make regular, reasoned and calculated money choices? Can that little whisper telling us to “buy now” ever be silenced?
Every church has attendees and even members who contribute nothing … zero…nada to the operating budget — year after year. What gives?!
Is this okay? Can anything be done? Should we expect a miracle?
Here’s a secret: Generous people find it fun to discover new ways to give. This joyful pursuit of new opportunities is one of the reasons they keep giving! But for the endless varieties of giving,…
“I wasn’t feeling the reward anymore.” That’s how Joan Donnell recalls the work running her family’s foundation. “Actually, some bitterness had grown,” she recalls.
There’s a cause and effect when it comes to money. Every dollar translates to eternity, one way or another.
So, how should you give?
Just like in real estate, it’s all about location, location, location!