DCL 3.6 Instruction | Building Generosity into your Life
Video Presentation: Todd Mullins, Lead Pastor, Christ Fellowship, Florida
Nothing speaks to others more loudly or serves them better than a leader’s generosity. Generosity is a beautiful reflection of the giving nature of our Lord. He is an extravagant Lord who gives generously to everyone with a need. He doesn’t just give of His resources, but of Himself. He calls us to a similar life of generosity. Regardless of circumstances, genuine 360 Degree Leaders who are committed to Christ will invest in others every day.
Consider several ways to cultivate generosity in your life:
1. Be grateful for whatever you have.
2. Put people first.
3. Never allow greed to control you.
4. Regard money as a resource to use in God’s service.
5. Develop the habit of giving.
Sometimes we hold on to our possessions because we fear we might run out. We have a scarcity mind-set. We forget that God is our source and supply, and that His riches will not be depleted. Generous givers develop an abundance mindset. They serve Him who gives and gives and gives again, always in abundance! Their situation may be difficult and their resources may be small, but their God is great and mighty! Life seems abundant, whatever the circumstances. This is the life Jesus had in mind for us (John 10:10).
- Reflect on this statement: “We worship God and use things or we worship things and use God.”
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