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NCF’s Saturday 7 weekly email digest

Every Saturday morning, close to 50,000 people like you catch up on the latest news, ideas, solutions, and opportunities for your generosity – all in a single email from your friends at the National Christian Foundation (NCF). It’s called the Saturday 7, and you won’t want to miss it.

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May 21, 2022

What really makes someone financially free, a very generous business, and what inflation is doing to local food banks

May 14, 2022

Identifying charities, giving alliances, impact investing, and multiplying impact

May 7, 2022

New podcasts, encouragement on Mother's Day, supporting foster and adoptive parents, and giving from something other than cash

April 30, 2022

A global missions disconnect, investing your Giving Fund balance, advice on evaluating impact, a giver who has joined God for the harvest, and a wheat harvest that will need a miracle from God this year.

April 23, 2022

What kinds of things you can give to charity, the agility and speed of your Giving Fund, a Ukraine update, and thoughts on holding onto truth as ideas about giving change

April 16, 2022

A devotion, a prayer, a Bible study, music, and a recipe for you. Jesus is risen. Have a happy Easter!

April 9, 2022

Stewarding the death of Christ, 7 deadly financial sins, including God when we talk about success, and the ripple effect of generosity

April 2, 2022

Scarcity, God’s abundance, charitable gift annuities, and workplace giving

March 26, 2022

Generosity for Ukraine, bicycles to fight poverty, creative ways to use your Giving Fund, simplicity for our souls, and hope for the future

March 19, 2022

The future of Christian giving, charitable deductions for non-cash gifts, champions of generosity, and supporting refugees

March 12, 2022

Lessons on giving from the first believers, faithfulness in times of war, and strollers in a row at a train station on the Polish border. This is all generosity.

March 5, 2022

Helping victims in Ukraine, lessons from Jesus' female funders, NCF's newest team, and International Women's Day

February 26, 2022

Your heirs, helping give hope to Ukraine, the causes you care about, and the story of your generosity

February 19, 2022

Knowing where to give, funding behind "The Chosen," largest charities in America, and a podcast on ending water poverty

February 12, 2022

Black History Month, obstacles to generosity, and Randy Alcorn on Food Trucks in Babylon

February 5, 2022

Impact-driven inheritance, planning for what’s most important, and reflecting the generous nature of God

January 29, 2022

Living with a finish line, leaving a legacy, stronger marriages and growing God’s kingdom.

January 22, 2022

Finish lines, hope-filled giving, help for advisors, and stewarding what's in your hands

January 15, 2022

Obedient generosity, planning for a wise inheritance, spreading the gospel, supporting churches and actively celebrating MLK Day

January 8, 2022

All of our readers' favorites from 2021, from giving strategies to fighting fear, to how you can talk to God about money.

January 1, 2021

Download your 2021 Impact Report and see how God is working in and through the NCF community of givers

December 18, 2021

Seeing, being spontaneous, creating traditions, and holding onto the meaning of Christmas

December 11, 2021

Loving your neighbor, showing hospitality, celebrating advent, and keeping your heart set on heaven.

December 4, 2021

Divine generosity, learning how to love our Afghan neighbors, and how to make our favorite charities more resilient.

November 27, 2021

Biblical stewardship, establishing a legacy of peace, questions to align your giving with God’s will, and the power of giving stocks

November 20, 2021

Telling your story, remembering gratitude, giving thanks and becoming better givers

November 13, 2021

Holidays, hospitality, Giving Funds, and how to talk to your family about your treasure and hearts

November 6, 2021

Putting the lonely in families, how your church can support foster and adoptive parents, how you can use your stock to give more to charity, and examples of biblical generosity

October 30, 2021

Indigenous Bible for Native Americans, God owns everything, 3 major year-end giving opportunities

October 23, 2021

Missionaries kidnapped in Haiti, what you need before December 31, Giving 100% of your AGI, and how to better serve the homeless

October 16, 2021

Refugee generosity, a mistake redeemed as a mission, and 7 questions everyone with wealth should ask God

October 9, 2021

Lessons from the rich young ruler, Tim Keller on giving from real estate, culture, deadlines, and coffee

October 2, 2021

Showing gratitude for teachers, leveraging cash and assets up to 100% of your AGI, the power of a generous classroom, and what your stuff is doing to your soul

September 25, 2021

The future of giving, gifts that please God, giving up to 100% of your AGI, a grantmaking rate, and a great podcast

September 18, 2021

Generosity survey, Bible translations for the deaf, leverage your IRA for 2021 giving, October 6 webinar for advisors

September 4, 2021

Hope after Hurricane Ida, whole-life generosity, a prayer for Afghanistan

August 28, 2021

In the midst of a devastating humanitarian crisis and facing an August 31 deadline, brave and compassionate rescue groups are working day and night to evacuate or relocate those most at risk and help others who are unable to escape.

August 21, 2021

Help for Haiti, ministry of welcome, Christian entrepreneurs, generous teachers

August 7, 2021

India generosity update, 2 smart business strategies, Gen Z evangelism, and faith-driven entrepreneurs

July 31, 2021

Big dreams, 100% AGI giving opportunity, Tim Keller, C.S. Lewis, and more

July 24, 2021

We say that God owns everything, but do we know that this is for our good?

July 10, 2021

Joyful generosity, Surfside recovery, discovering your giving passions, and discovering your Giving Strategy

July 3, 2021

Whether you're at the beach, by the lake or enjoying family by the pool, you can be building your smarts and feeding your family's hearts for giving.

June 26, 2021

Jonathan Reynolds swapped out his company’s annual gathering for an all-staff mission trip because he wanted to show his team what giving looked like.

June 19, 2021

The best gifts from a generous dad, 3 ways to grow more generous through prayer, how collaboration can help the materially poor, a video about how a good dad is an act of generosity, Psalm 68:5, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

June 12, 2021

5 gifts to help a charity thrive, why it's a great time to give stock, 5 key findings about the state of the Bible, a music video for "Is He Worthy?" led by Trinity Church, a sermon from John Mark Comer, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

June 5, 2021

Share our 10-question quiz about a Giving Fund, perspective on K-shaped recover, a reflection on the life of a generous friend, Abundant by Todd Harper, a podcast about retirement and giving, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

May 29, 2021

A look at what makes a faithful steward, how to manage God's money as stewards, a reflection on meeting people where they live, a video about investing in the gospel, a podcast about a decision to sell everything, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

May 22, 2021

A “drop-kick easy” decision to give while living and see the joy, navigating the pandemic mental-health challenge, a reflection on gleaning, a podcast about why everyone needs an estate plan, Ecclesiastes 7:12, an update on India COVID-19 relief, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

May 15, 2021

How to help India during its COVID-19 crisis, why giving is a form of worship, a video about discovering your Giving Strategy, a podcast about how to take care of people in crisis, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation

May 8, 2021

What it can look like to build a generous family, perspective on being a Christian entrepreneur, one mother's story of radical faith and courage, a video about a perfectly good crisis, a playlist for Mother's Day, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

May 1, 2021

How to overcome obstacles to more joyful generosity, a video about the life-changing power of your giving passion, a question for you, how love leads to courage, Visioneering by Andy Stanley, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

April 24, 2021

An invitation to care for God's people, leveraging your IRA for 2021 giving, learning generosity in Syria, a video with a call to creation care, what it takes to be generous, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

April 17, 2021

A deeper dive into one of 10 biblical principles, how to leverage 100% AGI giving this year, a video about how one couple is finding joy through giving, Freedom of Simplicity by Richard Foster, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

April 10, 2021

What it means to be generous of heart, how time can shape your family's legacy, news about new bible translation efforts, what "Lagniappe" means, a book review on Secrets of the Generous Life and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

April 3, 2021

He is risen! Read about the generosity of the Christ, 7 answers to questions about international granting, a story about the gospel patron behind Jesus' burial, a playlist of hope-filled songs, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

March 27, 2021

Research on the future of nonprofits, the surprising connection between awe and generosity, a video about experiencing God in nature, a podcast with Nicky Gumbel, a question for you, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

March 20, 2021

4 lessons from Jesus' female funders, one family's story of how giving brought them together, how to fight the pandemic with our hearts and smarts, a book review of Gospel Patrons by John Rinehart, a podcast about the joy of giving, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

March 6, 2021

Research about generosity and marriage, giving that sparks lasting joy, one restaurant owner's incredible sacrifice, a resource to discover the causes you're passionate about, a video from Gospel Patrons, Psalm 16:11, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

March 13, 2021

The humility behind anonymous giving, 6 questions (and answers) about charitable deductions, how generosity is revolutionizing the financial industry, a video about the beauty of generosity, explore our Generosity Library, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

February 20, 2021

Abandoning the American Dream to find true abundance, a companion guide for Lent, how advisors can grow their impact, a podcast about African American philanthropy, a playlist with songs about the image of God, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

February 13, 2021

Research on the future of the church, 3 reasons to support a catalyzing organization, a story on stewardship and second kingdoms, a podcast about 10 principles of generosity, a book by Kim King, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

February 6, 2021

How Christian unity brought a whole nation the Bible, 5 signs you need a Giving Strategy, household generosity during the pandemic, 2 Peter 1:3, a podcast about making broken things beautiful, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

January 30, 2021

Download our 2020 infographic to see highlights from a record year of strategic generosity, learn 12 ways to share generosity with your family, read how DAFs continue to expand, don't miss the 2021 Kingdom Advisors conference, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

January 23, 2021

Why 100% AGI giving is extended through 2021, a devotion about physical and spiritual justice, 5 reasons volunteering is good for you, a video with an NCF co-founder, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

January 16, 2020

4 essential questions for a wise steward's estate, a preponderance of joy in giving, one woman's journey toward wholehearted generosity, a podcast with 5 questions every family should answer, a book review of Life Without Lack by Dallas Willard, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

January 9, 2020

How a shared passion for Africa is healing a family, 5 questions about money for every family, how charities are working together to help Nashville after Christmas day bombing, a podcast about innovating in opportunity zones, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

January 2, 2021

Investing in black charities, 5 benefits of turning your business into a giving engine, how hope can be a hot meal, research on what generosity does to your brain, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

December 19, 2020

5 reasons you need a Giving Fund before December 31, how giving is worship, creative ways to teach your kids about generosity during the pandemic, Isaiah 9:6, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

December 12, 2020

10 ways you can share generosity with your family, a story about strategic investment in Middle Eastern gospel efforts, how NYC charities are rallying this Christmas, a podcast about stock giving, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

December 26, 2020

Welcome to the Saturday 10! ✨ In this special edition, we share 10 prayers from our Christmas devotional

December 5, 2020

7 ways to encourage generosity with your Giving Fund, a personal journey of generosity, how to redeem (and reevaluate) your canceled missions trip, a podcast about helping people with Anthony Tan, joy-filled songs, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

November 28, 2020

A story from 2 Corinthians 9, a look inside the Nepali church, how to get involved on #GivingTuesday, a video about true hospitality, a podcast about the redemptive framework for investing, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

November 21, 2020

A smart way to give if your investments are doing well, Why you might need a donor-advised fund, a new podcast from Generosity Path, a terrible choice the persecuted church is facing, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

November 14, 2020

What is a Single-Charity Fund and why you need one, 4 lessons from Acts about early church generosity, a video that captures a special day with 1,400 baptisms, many thanks to U.S. veterans, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

November 7, 2020

How to set your financial finish line based on faith instead of fear, what it means to be citizens of God's kingdom, a story about how dreamers can be givers, a video message from Francis Chan, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

October 31, 2020

We've been sharing a lot about ways to give up to 100 percent of your adjusted gross income this year. This week, we share with you a couple who did it.

October 24, 2020

How to leverage your IRA for 2020 giving, the genesis of giving collaborations, a video about giving without depleting cash, scripture to encourage you, and much more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

October 17, 2020

5 smart ways to give without depleting cash, using real estate as an engine for giving, a Sign language Bible is complete after 39 years, and much more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

October 10, 2020

How you can save your cash and give real estate instead, the biblical definition of hope, hymns of the faith, a video about the power of non-cash giving, and much more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

October 3, 2020

5 ways to give up to 100% of your AGI, how Clive accelerated his giving with $300k from his 401k, a note on hearts and tax breaks, a liturgy for the gifts you make, and much more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

September 26, 2020

Collaborative giving 101, how the CARES Act helped Amy Carson give $600k more, a podcast from The Bible Project, a video about the power of non-cash giving, and much more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

September 19, 2020

Janice Munemitsu shares about the freedom of a generous life, how the church wins against COVID-19, research on why transferring wealth is good for your health, and much more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

September 12, 2020

Reasons why you're never too young to be generous, 5 things you can give instead of cash, generosity in the wake of Hurricane Laura, a classical playlist to inspire you, and much more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

September 3, 2020

Examining a generous identity, 7 reasons to talk about giving, 3 ways to give in a natural disaster, how giving a treasured possession brought freedom, and much more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

August 29, 2020

5 benefits of turning your business into a "giving engine," how to beat generosity burnout, stewarding a multi-generational business and much more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

August 22, 2020

A story about a big swimming pool that was gifted to a ministry in Central America, research on the most generous, a 5-point alignment matrix for Christian business, a podcast about stewarding your influence, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

August 15, 2020

There isn’t just one way Christian employers care for their employees. Christians, made in the image of a Grand Designer, are creative themselves. But we stumbled upon a special kind of creativity in the stories here.

August 8, 2020

Using your business as an engine for giving, 3 facts you might not know about Bible engagement in America, a special report from Beirut, a lightning-bolt moment for a record collector, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

July 25, 2020

How church leaders can plan for the future, why we need millennials, how generosity restores relationships, and more ... all from your friends at the National Christian Foundation.

July 18, 2020

Let's be real. We are in the middle of a pandemic, living in tense times in so many ways. But we are a people of hope, of prayer, and of strategic action.

July 4, 2020

Donor-advised funds, stories of courageous freedom, the pivot from couch to PPE, and more ... from your friends at the National Christian Foundation

July 11, 2020

An app to help you fall asleep, 4 ways to give toward clean water, a business pivot to generosity and more ... from your friends at the National Christian Foundation

June 27, 2020

An important lesson on stewardship, the ultimate financial hope, the potential future for some charities, and more ... from your friends at the National Christian Foundation