How do I become generous?


Practice. Like anything else, you get better the more you practice. The Just One Dollar More project was conceived of to challenge me to become more generous. I’m pretty sure that I was generous before I started but is it possible to be too generous? Can you give too much away? Can you help others tooRead More

The connection between God’s grace and our giving


We have all heard the saying “But for the grace of God, go I.” As I read “The Treasure Principal” I got to thinking it really should be “Because of the Grace of God, I give.” In 2 Corinthians Paul uses the  same Greek word for God’s grace as he does for Christian giving. OneRead More

Weeks 16-22 ($133 more + $300 even more)


So we hit December and I started piling up the One Dollar More cash. My wife and I decided to adopt a Foster Care family and fill the Christmas wish list of all 4 kids and the mom. We turned it into a family project and had a lot of fun buying gifts for totalRead More

weeks 11-15 ($65)

75 dollars

Life happens. Sometimes it is necessary for me to not do so much.Such was the case for the last month. Things at home have been crazy and I just haven’t been able to keep up with everything I have going on. So I fell behind on my weekly J1DM project. My catch  up was givenRead More

Week 9 ($9 more)

9$ more

OK so it is getting tougher to give the weeks allotment. This week is $9 and for some reason I had a hard time with it. I ended up a week behind but will catch up this week. The recipient of my generosity was Andrew at the IHOP. He provided great service and earned ourRead More

Week 8 ($8 more)


This week I decided to give my $8 to my church. Specifically the Watch Care fund. The Watch Care fund is for families and individuals that have fallen on hard times and need some help to support the “four walls.” The four walls are food, shelter, transportation, and clothing. To get Watch Care funds youRead More

Week 7 ($7 more)


So the Stuff The Bus drive collected enough supplies and cash to assemble 45 back packs full of supplies. I would say that is a success! Congratulations to Ben who ran the campaign and got local businesses to donate as well as individuals.