President John F. Kennedy once said, “Children are the living messages that we send to a time we will never see.” Do you think your children will carry forward a message of generosity in the generations to come? The good news is, it’s never too late, or too early, to instill the value of giving in children or grandchildren.
You can help establish a legacy of generosity in your family when you make giving a priority and a habit. Why not schedule some time this summer to do that? To help you, we’ve put together a summer family giving series with practical tips, relevant scriptures, and creative ideas for children of all ages.
This week's focus: Prayer
Have you ever considered how prayer is interwoven with generosity? Prayer itself is an act of giving that can change the condition of our hearts toward others, which can lead to a more generous spirit. Spending time with God reflecting on the ways He might use us to do His will is where giving starts. The more we keep God involved in every aspect of our daily family life, the more generous we become.
Here are three ways to embrace giving through prayer with your family this week:
Be sure to visit our blog in the coming weeks to read the next installment in our summer family giving series on teaching your kids what the Bible has to say about money and giving.