PRIMARY MOTIVATION: SPIRITUAL GROWTH
As a Faith Stretcher, you see generosity as part of your faith journey. You stretch yourself to give because you believe God will be faithful and reward your faithfulness. You don’t necessarily expect the reward for your faithfulness to be monetary. Knowing you are growing spiritually through your generosity is enough incentive.
FAITH STRETCHERS ENCOURAGEMENT
The widow who gave all she had (Luke 21:1-4). Jesus commended her for her generosity. Though the amount was small, the gift demonstrated her great faith.
“And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.” – Philippians 4:19
MAXIMIZE YOUR STRENGTH
Continue to take risks both financially and relationally to advance the Jesus mission.
GENEROSITY RESEARCH FINDINGS
Financial – Faith Stretchers find money a difficult topic of conversation, but do give even when money is tight.
Serving – Faith Stretchers tend to volunteer less time than other profile types. They focus on financial and relational generosity.
Relational – Faith Stretchers tend to have a strong relational impact. They live out the B.L.E.S.S. practices more than other profile types and tend to have more personal involvement in helping people find their way back to God.
FAITH STRETCHERS ICON
Motivated by being faithful and sharing your faith with others, even when it’s hard. The arrows are moving upward and downward, representing being stretched in different directions.