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Extravagant Generosity Ministries

Vocation Implementation

Resource Tithing

Finanical Stewardship

Creation Care

Health and Wellness

Leadership Development

All that we earn belongs to God. All that we spend belongs to God. All that we save belongs to God. All that we give belongs to God. All that we are belongs to God. We do not live to ourselves, and we do not die to ourselves. If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord; so then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s (adapted, Romans 14: 7-8).

So how do we live out this claim that we belong to the Lord?

We are compelled to respond to the Holy Spirit’s call to offer with joy and thanksgiving what God has first given us – our selves, our time, and our possessions, signs of God’s gracious love. We return to God what is God’s by radically striving to at least tithe from our wealth to Christ’s church, matching and connecting our gifts and vocations to service and mission in the world in order to build up God’s kingdom, dedicating our time to ministries that will transform lives, caring for all of creation, promoting physical, emotion, and spiritual health and wellness among all disciples, and raising up leaders to lead and guide Christ’s church into the future. What we discover is that the more radical we are with our generosity, the more abundance we have in our lives. We truly experience joy in our giving.

Extravagant Generosity Ministries:

- Vocation Implementation Ministry

- Resource Tithing Ministry

- Financial Stewardship Ministry

- Creation Care Ministry

- Health and Wellness Ministry

- Leadership Development Ministry

Transformed Lives through Extravagant Generosity will:

- Trust their entire life (including all "things") to God

- Build up the Kingdom of God

- Be faithful stewards of all that belongs to God

- Enjoy a life of freedom from worldy expectations and trappings