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.


  • A Helper to the Fatherless
    June 21, 2014Father to the fatherless

    A Helper to the Fatherless By Mike Stickler Proverbs 10: 14 But you, God, see the trouble of the afflicted; you consider their grief and take it in hand. The victims commit themselves to you; you are the helper of the fatherless. I seem to carry a mantle of a father. Though unintentional on my part, it’s something God ...

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  • Generosity in Business
    June 20, 2014Generosity in Business

    Generosity in Business By Mike Stickler James 5: 1-4 Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming on you. 2 Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes. 3 Your gold and silver are corroded. Their corrosion will testify against you and eat your flesh like fire. You have ...

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  • Selflessness
    June 19, 2014Selflessness vs greed

    Selflessness By Mike Stickler James 3:15-16 15 Such “wisdom” does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic. 16 For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice. Can we agree that, apart from the Lord, as human beings we generally desire to care for ourselves first? We want to be ...

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  • An Easy Way to Save and Give
    June 18, 2014Savings for God's purposes

    An Easy Way to Save and Give By Mike Stickler Proverbs 13:11 Dishonest money dwindles away, but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow. Some of the larger banks these days have ‘save as you go’ programs. Basically, they round up every ATM or credit card charge, depositing that extra amount in your savings account. It amounts ...

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  • Being Generous With Debt
    June 17, 2014Trust God & forgive debt

    Being Generous with Debt By Mike Stickler Matthew 19:23-25 23 “Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. 24 As he began the settlement, a man who owed him ten thousand bags of gold was brought to him. 25 Since he was not able to pay, the master ordered ...

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  • Honoring God
    June 16, 2014We will help

    Honoring God By Mike Stickler Proverbs 14:31 Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God. I remember a few years back there was a devastating earthquake in Pakistan. Thousands were left homeless, injured or dead. Primarily, it’s a Muslim country where acts of God are the “will of Allah” ...

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