Do you remember back to when you were first learning to exercise your generosity "muscle?"
Everyone has an initial launching point in their journey of generosity. And over the years, I have found that for some people their launching point is not necessarily very "holy" or "groundbreaking."
Sometimes it's something very simple and tangible like:
Now I know for you, something like tax savings is not a motivation, but an added benefit of being a generous giver. As my pastor says:
"We don't give to get, we get to give."
I know I have been challenged in recent years to give when it doesn't even provide me a tax benefit. The intangible benefits of being a giver are way better than a temporary tax benefit.
But for others, maybe someone you know, 2020 might be the year that changes how they give. And maybe they need a tax benefit to take the...