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5 Steps to Handling Money Well

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Money. Practically speaking, we need it to live. We use it to get food, clothes. . . to secure a place to live. To some extent, it influences nearly every decision we make every day. How can Christians keep something so pervasive from becoming an unhealthy, idolized presence in our lives?

I Was Wrong About Giving Tuesday

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As someone who works closely with several non-profit organizations, I am distinctly aware of Giving Tuesday. In the United States, this Giving Tuesday "holiday" comes from an honorable desire to help non-profits continue their good work.

5 Things to do Before Turning 30

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Though it still feels like college wasn’t that long ago, my friends and I are now all closer to 30 than we are to 20. 30 seems like a big milestone. Right now, we’re still exploring, still jumping between jobs, still trying to decide “what we want to do when we grow up.”

Should We Give Help but Not Receive it?

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During dinner some days ago, my father lamented about how times have changed. It used to be that bosses care about their workers even outside of work.

How God Taught Me to Give

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I am surrounded by giving people. Their tireless generosity is inspiring to me, and I want to emulate their giving spirit.

Why Didn’t I Give More?

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Once, while my friends and I were having dinner, a skinny boy in a worn-out t-shirt and shorts approached us to sell tissue paper. Initially, we didn’t respond as we weren’t interested in buying any. But the boy, probably about 10, kept standing there, with a hopeful look on his face.

What Really Happens When You Give More Than You Receive

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We know this saying well: “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” (Acts 20:35) But why? Isn’t that counter-intuitive? After all, when you give, you deplete your own resources—be it physical, monetary, or emotional.

I Didn’t Care About Starving Kids in Africa

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It was Christmas morning. The whole family was together, even though most of the children were married and starting their own families. We were about to open presents.

Editor’s Picks: Top 5 Articles | Giving

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In a matter of weeks—or even days—streets will be lined with dazzling displays, shops will be brimming with holiday gifts and Christmas carols will reverberate through the air. For many of us, it’s a welcome change.