Tag Archives: generosity

My Hobby Lobby Story

I picked up a book at Hobby Lobby last time I was there, written by the founder and CEO David Green. If you live in the United States you probably know that Hobby Lobby is a crafts and arts store, … Continue reading

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Outdoing Others in Showing Honor

There is an expression in my birth country of Sweden about the “Royal Swedish Envy.” I haven’t lived there for over thirty years. Has it really been that long? As we say, time flies! Bur I remember hearing that expression … Continue reading

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A Generous Plant Lover

A sunny Sunday afternoon. My niece Siv is visiting. Like her mother, my sister Agneta, she loves plants. So we take a short trip to visit Ingvar, a man who collects plants and trees. And he is generous. Without charging … Continue reading

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Generosity Wins

“Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus” (Phil 2:5). BE GENEROUS God loves a cheerful giver. (2 Corinthians 9:7) Think of a farmer. He is hording a big bag of grain. He gets hysterical if somebody … Continue reading

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Extravagant Giving (3)

I hope that looking to some of the giving recorded in the Bible will inspire us to be more aggressive givers. Like our Lord Jesus himself said: “It is more blessed to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35). Today we … Continue reading

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Edita and a Bible Miracle

In the Fall of 2008 I had just finished my rounds of radiation and chemotherapy for cancer treatment. At that time my father was living in Peru and I planned to visit him and his wife for Christmas. It was … Continue reading

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