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The power of mercy in an unmerciful world
A recent nationwide study by Barna Group and author Jack Alexander concluded that 83% of Christians do NOT believe that mercy is their individual responsibility, but rather the responsibility of churches and non-profits. Yet, when surveyed, the pastors of churches overwhelmingly thought that the recipients of mercy should be the poor and victims in distress rather than...
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Do you know what all these heart-wrenching things have in common? DHS: Nearly 2,000 children separated from their parents at US-Mexico border Dow falls as US-China trade war catches fire Stand-up comic raped, murdered walking back from gig Families slept on hospital floors until one doctor started a shelter Officers killed in the line of...
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Take a look at these Bible verses about mercy to see all that God promises if we care for and show mercy to others. I believe mercy, the kind God believes in, has the power to heal relationships, to restore communities, and to empower God’s people to experience his goodness in a fresh and needed...
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How did this happen? Was there a big campaign? A change in church leadership or a new vision to rally behind? Was there a financial emergency where the church’s future hung in the balance? Did someone finally come up with the ‘magic words’ that awakened guys to the financial needs of the church? None of...
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Are you a church leader looking for creative ways to teach about the true meaning of stewardship? Every time the word “stewardship” is mentioned, do you see people gently slide down in their seats or avoid making eye contact? At The Reimagine Group, we believe that stewardship is about our whole lives, not simply our...
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The Fear of Not Enough According to Paul, Jesus said “It is more blessed to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35). In fact, the Bible has a lot to say about giving. I don’t know about you but giving doesn’t come naturally to me. I don’t think any of us are born with a natural...
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Mars, Venus, and “Investing” I was recently reminded of the book, “Warren Buffett Invests Like A Girl.” Seeing the title again made me laugh, especially as I considered how the author, Louann Lofton, cornered Buffett at one of his annual shareholders meeting where he supposedly “confessed.” The book highlights how women have a steadfastness and...
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Get the free download Jack Alexander’s white paper, The Generosity Pivot: Why the Church Must Change Its Approach to Generosity and Stewardship and join the conversation! We have an extraordinary opportunity to lead the Church in a richer vision of generosity and stewardship, to pivot away from a narrow financial focus toward a relational, loving expression of...
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New from Jack Alexander The God Impulse reveals how mercy gives you the power to love in a life-changing way, and offers a practical guide to showing mercy in your life that really makes a difference. Preorder now to receive special bonuses!    
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