154: How We Can Be More Generous People

Does generosity flow from our pockets and purses… or does it flow from our hearts?

In this episode of the Lifeschool Podcast, we talk to author and cool brother Marty Duren about how we can be more generous people that live lives of blessing. What is it that keeps us from living with the grace and extravagant generosity that we’ve received as Christians?

None of us were born with a single possession. We all started off naked. Everything we have in life—family, intelligence, education, money, homes… EVERYTHING—has been added to our lives by God. What we do with all of it, that’s another story. Amazingly, God leaves that in our hands.

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • How the gospel is a picture of generosity… and vice versa.
  • What lurks in our hearts that keeps us from being more generous people.
  • Our unbelief and fear connected to giving and generosity.
  • Why seeing generosity only connected to money falls way short of the truth.
  • Ways to begin to live less selfishly in all of life today.

Get started here…

be more generous people

Most people do have forms of giving, benevolence, and generosity they engage in throughout their lifetime. Let’s let the Gospel shape our intentionality and give us new eyes to connect all of this to God’s glory. And… it is a BLAST to bless people when they least expect it!


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Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

Free Download of the Big 3 For Episode #154

Marty’s book: The Generous Soul: An Introduction to Missional Giving

Missio Publishing – More Missional Books and Resources

Caesar Kalinowski’s Website and Blog with Loads of Resources