Tag Archives: Generosity

Gleaning with Ruth

There is a lot to be learned from Ruth 2. At first glance, there are always the agriculture similarities, and they are just too good not to expound on. But, I also think there is much to be applied when … more »

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Missio on Genesis 13: Unnecessary Generosity

“So Abram went up from Egypt, he and his wife and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the Negeb. Now Abram was very rich in livestock, in silver, and in gold…. And Lot, who went with Abram, … more »

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Missio on Generosity: Ever Heard of South Sudan?

I majored in geography in college because I love people, places, and the space between cultures. Most of my undergrad courses focused on development issues in Central and South America, covering both the theory and implementation of modern development strategies. … more »

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Missio on Generosity: Peculiar and Unusual Kindness

Over the past month or so, I have been wrestling with the concept of what it looks like to show unusual kindness, what loving others and making oneself vulnerable in a communal way looks like.  How can I, as an … more »

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Gleaning, Generosity, and Imaging God

Misfortune Strikes The book of Ruth is a great example of reversal, of tables turning in favor of God’s people. Speaking of God, He is clearly at the controls.  That is, God is clearly orchestrating the events of this love … more »

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Missio on Generosity (Ruth 2)

In the era of the Judges, a young widow from Moab named Ruth returned to Israel with her mother in law.  In fact, both were widows, and widows in their society had little social support and little hope.  For sustenance … more »

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Missio on Strife: Unnecessary Generosity, Part 2

In Genesis 13, even though the promise of the land was to Abram, he allowed Lot to choose the best part of the land, showing uncommon and unnecessary generosity.  And Abram lived less well because of this choice.  Lot took … more »

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Radical Generosity

This January, we embarked on a journey to become a radically generous people. When I say “we”, I mean our community of Christ-followers in Long Beach, California. We’re a community of pretty incredible people (incredible in the sense that we … more »

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