A Theology of Receiving

A Theology of Receiving

    It should be obvious to everyone that generosity is a fundamental Christian virtue, but for whatever reason I don’t hear nearly as much about counterpart of giving: receiving.   This might be in part because of the two, generosity is clearly...
It’s More Blessed to Give than to Spend

It’s More Blessed to Give than to Spend

Hopefully we all know well the words of Jesus: “It is more blessed to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35). When I was growing up, I was reminded of this often, especially around Christmas time.   The words of Jesus are true and helpful, but what I want...
Christians Should Always Tip

Christians Should Always Tip

   I’m thinking I should start with a couple of disclaimers. First of all, I am fully aware that I am wandering away from my normal position of Biblical certainty to more of a Biblically informed opinion. One that might rub some people the wrong way. If you...
How to Grow in Generosity

How to Grow in Generosity

Generosity is a hallmark virtue of the Christian faith. It starts with God himself, who has generously given us all things to enjoy. He also gave us the greatest gift possible: his Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. In fact the most famous Bible verse of all time starts...