Posts Tagged ‘Patrick Johnson’

Awaken Personal Generosity By Patrick Johnson

More than Ministry: Defining Your Personal Generosity Path At GenerousChurch, I’ve observed that people who practice whole-life generosity listen to Jesus. As a nonprofit leader, you have the privilege of shepherding others. You are obedient, faithful, compassionate, and tireless. You bear burdens each day. But are you a listener? Are you letting Jesus carry your…

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Re-Focused Generosity By Patrick Johnson

Re-Focused Generosity: Mirroring Our Father’s Heart Do you remember what generosity feels like to give a child an unexpected gift? I love recalling when I’ve been sidelined by my love for my children…a meaningful “way-past-my-bedtime” phone call with one in college or a “dad’s-gone nuts-and-mom-may-kill-him” giant sticky ice cream cone before dinner are gifts that…

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The Cycle of Contagious Generosity By Patrick Johnson

Applying the Cycle of Contagious Generosity Budget committees, fundraising goals, and donor campaigns are probably not the top three reasons you got into ministry. But they’re real, right? Because money issues often drive ministry decisions, we try to make sense of them with a linear paradigm of “x + y = z”. This annual giving…

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Generous Paradigm-Shifting Discipleship By Patrick Johnson

 How to Initiate Generous, Paradigm-Shifting Discipleship Our vision for generosity at GenerousChurch is to break the mold! To shake it up so that the people sitting in the seats of your church sense a spiritual tremor and ask, “What just happened?” We want to equip church leaders like you to unleash generous disciples. The Reality…

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What's Your New Big Ministry Idea? By Patrick Johnson

What’s driving your new big ministry idea! There are four big ideas that should be driving your big ministry idea: Compelling Strategy, Maximized Leverage, Bold Vision and Effective Mission. These big ideas are an integral part of church life. In fact, it’s likely that you’ve talked about one or more of them as a part…

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An Overflowing Generous Life by Patrick Johnson

The 3-Point Cycle of an Overflowing, Generous Life By Patrick Johnson~ Think about what an overflowing generous life might look like.  Start by thinking of the most generous person you know. In your mind’s eye picture their face. What do you see? Meet Catherine I want you to meet one of the most generous people…

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