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On Becoming a Gospel Patron

Theirs were among the most profitable investments ever made. One led to the translation, printing, and distribution of the English Bible — no less than the English Reformation. Another led to the gospel being heard by
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Trusting God as Your Provider

Our loving Provider is ever-ready to meet our needs, often through "ordinary" means but sometimes through extraordinary provisions. In response, we should be ever-ready to be conduits of His help to
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Money Roundup: Getting Comfortable With Volatility, The Breadth of Biblical Stewardship, and More

Here is SMI's weekly Roundup of recent reads on investing, personal finance, and stewardship (plus a little bit of public policy info). We hope you find these articles helpful.
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Encouraging News About Generosity

In April, I wrote about growing concerns that the financial fallout from COVID-19 (shutdowns, layoffs, market decline) could seriously disrupt church giving. I noted that while the months ahead might lead to financial
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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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