I’m doing a little talk at this week’s Ecclesia gathering here in Maryland. Here are some notes that I promised I would put on my blog.

Six Motivations for Giving:

  • Compassion (sharing, caring, giving, loving, serving)
  • Community (good fun, good times, belonging, family)
  • Hope (confidence, assurance in the grace of God)
  • Challenge (accomplishment, achievement, attainment)
  • Reasonability (data, analysis, logic, it makes good sense)
  • Commitment (duty, vow, obligation, loyalty)

Some extremely helpful books where I have stolen borrowed most of my thoughts: