Search Posts:

The Banker Who Hated Money

The Banker Who Hated Money

Article Type: Life Stories

For someone who began a banking career at age 17, Elanor sure had a low opinion of money.

“I hated it,” she explains. “Customers were so rude, and the more money they had, the ruder they were!”

Then Elanor came to know Jesus Christ as her Savior and Lord. Slowly, her perspective on wealth began to change as she took in the biblical preaching at her church. She began to see how all her possessions belonged to God – including her money.

Read More

Wake-Up Call

Wake-Up Call

Article Type: Life Stories

Just nine years ago, Traci had a rare type of heart attack called a “spontaneous coronary artery dissection.” Her arteries were pristine, but somehow, they tore.

“That was a wake-up call from the Lord,” recalls Traci. “When you have a life-changing event, God gets a hold of your heart and refocuses your priorities.”

For Traci and her husband, Doug, that “wake-up call” has resulted in a renewed, laser focus on Kingdom-oriented generosity.

Read More

A Foundation of Joy

A Foundation of Joy

Article Type: Life Stories

“I wasn’t feeling the reward anymore.” That’s how Joan recalls the work running her family’s foundation. “Actually, some bitterness had grown,” she recalls.

Read More

Finishing Forward

Finishing Forward

Article Type: Life Stories

Why Gifting Farm Equipment Proved a “Win-Win” Solution for Gary

Farming isn’t just a job for Gary. It’s his family’s legacy. A third-generation farmer, Gary has seen the Lord’s provision throughout his 80 years on the farm in Worthington, MN, originally started by his grandfather.

“The Lord has really blessed me and my brother,” says Gary

Read More

Let Your Light Shine Wherever You Are

Let Your Light Shine Wherever You Are

Article Type: Life Stories

How Roger and Audrey Share the Light in Their Community

If you want to catch the Roger and Audrey, you’d better call early in the morning. Each at the age of 90, Roger and Audrey are on the move every day.

Connecting and investing in the community is how they have spent their 67 years of married life together.

“We think it’s important,” states Rog.

Read More

How Much To Keep

How Much To Keep

Article Type: Life Stories

The Growing Generosity of Jack and Mary Ann

“It’s not about how much should we give, but how much should we keep.”

This is how Jack and Mary Ann explain why generosity has never been determined by how much or how little they have.

Read More

The Business of Family

The Business of Family

Article Type: Life Stories

A Family Commitment to Generosity

For John, family is business, and business is family.

“I remember riding with mom to work when my siblings and I spent summers there,” says John. “Not all days were roses – but I think the business connected our family in a very unique way.”

Read More

Unanimously Different

Unanimously Different

Article Type: Life Stories

How the Stewards Fund Enables Randy and Martika to Support What’s Most Important

Ask anyone who knows Randy and Martika, and you’ll hear how different they are — in almost every way.

Dig a little deeper, however, and Randy and Martika’s similarities and loving dependence on one another quickly become apparent.

Read More