What is GenerousLife.net? Generous Life celebrates generosity lived in the name of Christ. From the everyday generosity that helps make someone’s bad day livable to the extraordinary generosity that changes lives forever, here at Generous Life we celebrate it all. Generous Life seeks to enable everyone, from philanthropists to everyday people, to live generously, the way God desires.

We want the Generous Life Blog to be your regular encouragement in living your generous life. Here, we will post stories of everyday generosity—the kinds you can use to inspire and inform your own generosity. Let us help you live your generous life today! If you have a minute to spare, take a look around the site. We have magazines for you to peruse, videos and podcasts to view and download, and information on the Generous Life Conference.


  • Blessed be the Generous
    August 27, 2015

    Blessed be the Generous Proverbs 22:9 A generous man will himself be blessed, for he shares his food with the poor. Generosity is often portrayed as what you do for other people. When someone needs a ride, you go pick him or her up. When someone is lonely, you reach out to him or her. When there is a ...

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  • Generosity and Hospitality: More than writing a check
    August 25, 2015hospitality to others

    Generosity and Hospitality: More Than Writing a Check Romans 12:13 Share with God’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. You know, I talk about generosity a lot. One thing I’ve noticed is that when people hear about generosity, they think I’m just talking about money. But, the truth is, generosity includes a lot more than money! Believe it or not, ...

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  • None of Your Stuff is Coming with You to Eternity
    August 20, 2015Selflessness vs greed

    None of Your Stuff is Coming with You to Eternity 1 Timothy 6:6-8 6 But, godliness with contentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. 8 But, if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that. Anyone who has ever moved has had this thought: “Wow, I can’t ...

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  • Why Be Generous?
    August 19, 2015Challenging Your Generosity

    Why Be Generous? 1 Timothy 6:18-19 18 Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share. 19 In this way, they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is ...

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  • Generosity in the Big Picture
    August 18, 2015200x200 giving to god

    Generosity in the Big Picture Proverbs 11:24-25 24 One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly; but, comes to poverty. 25 A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. Generosity is a surprising thing. You see, a lot of people think they can’t be generous because if they are they won’t have enough ...

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  • Being Rich Toward God
    August 13, 2015Nothing is hidden from God

    Being Rich Toward God Luke 12:16-21 16 And He told them this parable: “The ground of a certain rich man produced a good crop. 17 He thought to himself, ‘What shall I do? I have no place to store my crops.’ 18 Then he said, ‘This is what I’ll do. I will tear down my barns ...

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