Posts Tagged ‘Good and Faithful’

Four Groups of Givers By Dr. Gary G. Hoag

Are you a giver ready to grow? To help givers grow, I suggest they find themselves in the groups that mirror the four soils in Mark 4:1-20. Though only one exhibits the fruit of the Spirit of “generosity” (Galatians 5:22-23, NRSV), there’s hope for anyone willing to work their soil, receive the seed of the…

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Christian Giving By Dr. Gary Hoag

The Way of Christian Giving Sometimes describing what giving isn’t, is the best way to explain what it is. In my interaction with givers globally, I have found that when they ask me to help them grow in Christian generosity, a list of contrasts of what it isn’t and what it is aids in getting…

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Charitable Giving By Dr. Gary Hoag

Charitable Giving at Year-End Since the signing of the War Revenue Act of 1917 – exactly 100 years ago – Americans have used the provision in the income tax code known as the charitable gift deduction to maximize their contributions as a portion of income. This provision leads many people, especially those in higher tax…

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Faith and Work By Dr. Gary Hoag

What is God’s design for the intersection of faith and work? The intersection of faith and work is a hot topic. Rightly so! Work takes up the largest sum of the waking hours of every steward. To borrow the language of Christian philosopher, Francis Schaeffer, we must ask and answer the question: “How should we…

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