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Stories of Transformation

In Scripture, generosity has a much more robust meaning than simply giving money. It is richer and deeper than we often think and an important key to spiritual formation. We call this whole-life generosity –an overflowing life released to God for the blessing of others.

Stories like the ones below inspire us to continue fulfilling our purpose.

Church Stories

FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH - HOPKINTON MA
750 ATTENDEES

  • 93% of those in small groups participated in a generosity outreach.
  • 38% of those in small groups increased their giving to the church or other organization.
  • 1 giver gave her kidney to another member in need of a transplant.

BROOKFIELD CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH - BROOKFIELD WI
500 ATTENDEES

  • 23% increase in leaders giving over 10%.
  • 30% increase in leaders who believe that the church has a stronger understanding of its mission.
  • Raised $200,000 to buy a well digger for an African village.

OLATHE BIBLE CHURCH - OLATHE KS
2000 ATTENDEES

  • Giving away close to 25% of a $3 million budget outside the 4 walls.
  • Raised $300,000 during December to be the lead funder in a church plant and expand oversees mission work.
  • New stories of leaders giving away cars, hosting needy families in homes and working with inner city ministries in leadership development.

Personal Stories

Larry and Mandy Powell's Story

Larry and Mandy Powell have a heart for generosity. Recently, God has used that heart for generosity to lead them toward a unique set of adoptions.

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Jason Scott's Story

Jason tells a story of generosity that shaped his life and led him into a life of service.

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Debbie's Story

Debbie's remarkable story about her kidney transplant is told by GenerousChurch Founder, Patrick Johnson.

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(This story is taken from the GenerousChurch Overflow Study)

Catherine's Story

Catherine's inspiring story of generosity will move you deeply. Her one generous act resulted in motivating others to be generous.

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(This story is taken from the GenerousChurch Overflow Study)

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