My 5 for Friday (April 5, 2019)

How can you encourage generosity in your children? Does tithing equate to generous living? And how can you lead when you’re not in charge?

All these questions and more are answered in this week’s My 5 for Friday.

  1. Raise Your Children to be Generous: 3 Important Tips by Joe Plemon. If you want your children to be marked by generosity, it’s important to set the example for them while they’re young. What does this practically look like? Joe Plemon offers three, simple tips for parents seeking to raise generous children. It’s worth checking out.
  2. 5 Ways to Lead When You’re Not in Charge by Maina Mwaura. If you don’t carry the title of “leader,” that doesn’t mean you can’t lead. Here, Main Mwaura interviews Mark Miller, VP of leadership development at Chick-fil-A, and Miller offers five ways to “lead up,” even when you’re not in charge.
  3. 10 Things You Can Do Today to Improve as a Leader by Ron Edmondson. Leaders should always be looking for opportunities to grow and areas to improve upon. If you’re not sure where to start, check out this article from Ron Edmondson where he gives ten things you can do today to improve as a leader.
  4. The Strategic Friendship of Financial Supporters by Catherine Morgan. There are obvious benefits to giving financial support to a missionary, but what does that look like on the receiving end? Is it simply a monetary transaction? Catherine Morgan shares about her experience as a missionary receiving more than just finances, but invaluable friendship, prayers, and support.
  5. Why Tithing May Not Be as Generous as You Think by Todd McMichen. If someone tithes regularly, does that mean they’re generous? Todd McMichen points out that “Generosity is taking what belongs to us and willingly giving it away when it is needed.” Keep reading to see what he has to say about tithing and generosity.

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