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Feeling the Father’s Pleasure

This month marks SMI’s 30th anniversary! Our motivation has remained constant over all those years: We want to encourage and enable you to be a generous giver.
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Sacrificial Giving

As followers of Christ, we must be willing to make genuine sacrifices to supply the needs of others.
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Money Roundup: Interest Rates Going Nowhere, A Game of Endurance, and More

Here's this week's collection of interesting articles about investing, personal finance, and stewardship. Enjoy! Fed signals interest rates will likely stay near zero at least through 2022 amid COVID-19 (USA Today).
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SMI Members Will Help Plant 35 New Churches in West Africa in 2020!

On #GivingTuesday, December 3rd, we offered a challenge to SMI members in the form of a giving opportunity — to help plant churches in West Africa by supporting the church-planters working with the Jesus Film Project
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Today is #GivingTuesday — Join Us in a Campaign to Build Hundreds of Churches in West Africa!

Welcome again to #GivingTuesday, a day when every $1 you give turns into $2! #GivingTuesday is a movement designed to launch the Christmas season with an emphasis on generosity rather than material
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Building Your Eternity Portfolio

We'd like to send you a free book that'll help you become more intentional about investing your resources in things that generate eternal treasure in heaven. After all, giving is the ultimate
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Giving Gifts to Your Grandkids That Will Be Long Remembered

If you’re considering more than a small gift that fits under the tree this year, here are two suggestions.
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Responding to Disasters in Jesus’ Name

On my drive to work each weekday, I spend most of the time praying for family and friends. I often remind myself what a mistake it is to turn on the news during the last five minutes or so of my drive. It’s usually so
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Moving From Indifference to Love

SMI exists to people apply biblical principles to their financial lives and invest successfully so they can experience the joy of giving generously to God’s work. But what if you simply don’t feel motivated to
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The QCD: A Giving-Related Tax Break Available to Older Taxpayers

If you're over 70½ and have an IRA, here's a simple strategy that could reduce your tax burden while also enabling you to donate greater amounts to a church or charity.
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