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Helping Couples Become Financial Soulmates

By Chris Willard with Warren Bird Ron Jones was doing pre-marital counseling with a young couple when it became clear they were on very different pages regarding finances. “He had many years of running his own financial life, and he wasn’t … Continue reading

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Building Generosity In A Financially Challenged Church

By Chris Willard with Warren Bird Mobilizing a church toward generosity is a challenge anywhere. But what about in a church where many people struggle financially? How do you move people towards generous giving when they are living in near-poverty themselves? … Continue reading

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Celebrating One Year of Generosity Podcasts

We are approaching the one year anniversary of my Leadership Network Generosity Podcasts! These podcasts have covered a variety of aspects of creating generosity and establishing generosity programs. They have featured church and organizational leaders that are paving the way into new territory … Continue reading

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Webinar: Healthy Financial Leadership in a Growing Church

As a church grows in its size and scope of ministry, so should its focus on sound financial management and stewardship practices. On Thursday, March 23 at 1pm Eastern, Dave Travis and I will be joining Dan Busby, President of … Continue reading

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Keeping A Generosity Initiative Alive Long-Term

By Chris Willard with Warren Bird Growing your church and your people in generosity is important to you—and us. That’s why Leadership Network has developed HUB:Generosity for larger churches who want to accelerate generosity and stewardship. For more information, go … Continue reading

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How to Use the Offering to Create a Culture of Generosity

By Chris Willard with Warren Bird There was a time in American church life when conventional wisdom said to downplay the role of “passing the offering plate.” Scandals involving prominent television evangelists back then had shined a spotlight on the … Continue reading

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A Weekend to Remember Indeed

Since 1999 the fabulous Susan Willard and I have had the privilege of serving on the FamilyLife Weekend to Remember marriage getaway speaker team.  Over the years we have spoken at dozens of these powerful events in cities all over … Continue reading

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