rooted in and inspired by reflection on the presence and movement of God’s Spirit in my life. It is a spiritual act – an act of worship where I respond to God’s love for me by my offering of praise and thanks to God.
the first thing that I decide, not the last thing I do with whatever is left over. Making giving a priority means giving it first place in our budgets. Growing in generosity requires that we don’t give leftovers. We give our “first fruits” gratefully back to God
done deliberately, not accidentally or as an “after-thought”. Growing in generosity means being intentional about our giving. Planning our giving means that we intentionally set aside money from our budget to give away.