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The surprising story of how one businessman’s generosity launched Ravi Zacharias to fulfill his dreams for ministry and make a worldwide difference for Christ.

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Most of us don’t think we have a problem with money, but Jesus talked about it more than anything else and said it was our number one spiritual obstacle. So how do we overcome it?

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This question haunts many of us. We worry about our future and what could happen. Is God there? Does he care? Will we be okay?

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He has everything a man could want, but something's still bothering him. His question is not one you hear every day. It’s a vulnerable question. It’s an honest question.

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Have you ever been asked for money? A support letter comes in the mail or an invitation comes for the annual banquet. When this happens, how do you think God wants you to respond?

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You’ve probably heard it said, “Don’t let your left hand know what your right hand is doing.” This is a quote from Jesus, but does it mean God wants all of our giving to be anonymous?

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There’s always something else you could do with your money, always a worst case scenario you could plan for. But if you're willing to step into the unknown with God, then here are seven ways to try out radical generosity.

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What I learned from a homeless man in San Diego about confidence in God’s love and how to trust when you have nothing.

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Bigger, better, faster, newer is apparently the path to happiness. This is what our world preaches. But it's not working. We need a better vision.

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An Italian couple living in Chicago in the 1940s could never have imagined the lasting impact of their $500 gift.

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Every year since 1982 a list of 400 names is published in America. It’s a scoreboard for businesspeople, an honor-roll for entrepreneurs, a ranking on the scales of success. But God measures net worth differently.

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Sometimes God calls us to give when we have great needs ourselves. But when this poor widow decided to give her last two copper coins, she encountered a huge surprise.

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His real name was Joseph and he was one of the apostle Paul’s closest friends. But what first put Barnabas on the pages of Scripture was not his missionary journeys with Paul, but his generosity.

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God is willing to give you more than you can imagine. It’s a bold thought. I hesitate to even agree with it, except that I see it so clearly in the life of King David.

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Most of us want to be a part of something great. We want a mission for our lives. But we're not clear on what that mission should be.

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We've all heard examples of people who've "made it" only to lose what matters most. Success often leads to failure and none of us are immune.

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Behind every Paul, there’s a Barnabas who is so deeply invested and involved in gospel ministry that the pagans called him Zeus.

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We all want our lives to count beyond the fifty or sixty hours at work, beyond the seventy or eighty years we’re given. We want to leave a lasting legacy… but how?

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It’s easy to look at what others have and wish we had it too. Their life, their wife, their paycheck, their house… all of these can seem better than ours. So how do we stop looking at what others have and wishing it was ours?

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Rowland Bingham did not have ten dollars to his name when he heard God’s call to go Africa. But God provided through one very unlikely woman.

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Jonathan Edwards, one of history's great theologians, wrote about the part business people can play in a great awakening.

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What they don’t teach you in school is that God has a big and awesome purpose for your life, a dream for you that connects to his eternal plans.

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Stunning is the kind of word that arrests your attention and pulls you towards it. The kind that slows time down and makes you forget everything else. What would it look like if we began to live lives of stunning generosity?

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Behind the film that has now been translated into more than 1,700 languages and seen by more than 5 billion people, stood a generous couple from Texas who took the biggest risk of their lives.

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Many of us know this song by heart but haven't heard the story of the British businessman who influenced this village hymn to become a global anthem.

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Behind the movement of Campus Crusade for Christ stood a man whose business was insurance, but his passion was to glorify God and advance his kingdom on earth. His name was Art DeMoss and this is his story.

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Many of us desire to prosper, but how does that fit with our faith? This age-old question is just as relevant as it's ever been.

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One day I asked a friend, who is very successful, what he wished he knew when he was twenty-five. His answer completely surprised me.

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As we honor the life and legacy of R.C. Sproul, we also remember the woman who may appear as a quiet footnote in his biography, but who truly stood as a humble, generous, and visionary Gospel Patron.

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For most of my life it never crossed my mind how Jesus’ ministry was funded. But one day all of that changed.

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At some point in eternity, when we all stand before God to give an account for our stewardship, there will be one woman whose answer will be breathtaking. “I used my wealth to help the Apostle Paul accomplish his ministry,” she will say.

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A poem about the three essential ingredients in the calling of a Gospel Patron.

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Fifty days after Jesus’ death and resurrection, the disciples were already leading a mega-church in Jerusalem. It was at this critical time that one man’s generosity stood out from all the rest.

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Can you imagine never having heard the stories of the Prodigal Son or the Good Samaritan? If it weren’t for a first-century patron, we might not have some of the Bible’s best stories.

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After publishing Gospel Patrons, one of the most frequent questions I’ve received from readers has been: “What do I do now?” I have hesitated to answer that... until now.

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Talking about money can sometimes be awkward or uncomfortable. But these conversations are more about our discipleship to Jesus than our giving to ministry.

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R.O.I. are three letters that often go through my mind as a businessman. I used to judge ministries this way until an unforgettable experience in Guatemala made me realize I was missing one critical letter in God’s equation.

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Jesus publically breathed his last for all to see. His side was pierced. His chest stopped moving. His head hung down. But for one man this was not a time for retreat or reflection. This was a moment for action.

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Many women with wealth have incredible callings, but feel alone or misunderstood. But with these 4 key things, any woman can thrive and make an incredible difference in this world.

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This was a turning point moment for the early church. It was the day the whole world became their mission field. And behind it was a man who history has almost totally forgotten.