Randy Alcorn's Blog: giving

Escaping from the Love of Money

I greatly appreciate this short video from my good friend Tony Cimmarrusti, which is a challenge for all of us to live with an eternal perspective about the resources God gives us to manage.

Ron Blue on Two Lies We Can Believe About Giving

"One of the greatest blessings of the body of Christ is its capacity to meet the needs of its members through generosity, service, and sacrifice. When Satan succeeds in destroying this flow of love and grace in the church through his lies, I am sure he rejoices."

Giving Tuesday: An Invitation to Experience the Happiness of Giving

Unfortunately, we’re so easily absorbed, especially at Christmastime, with “getting what’s ours” (or with finding unneeded gifts for our friends and family who already have so much) that we miss what brings the real happiness and joy—giving God what’s His.

Passing the Joy of Giving on to Your Children

The holy habit of giving is like the holy habits of Bible study and prayer and witnessing and hospitality. These things need to be integrated into our lifestyle.

Is Spending Money on Entertainment and Leisure OK with God?

Scripture says that God provides us with material things “for our enjoyment” (1 Timothy 6:17, NLT). When I speak on the subject of money and giving, I try to always emphasize that phrase from Scripture and express how thankful I am for it, because it allows me to enjoy God’s creation without guilt.