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Life that Is Truly Life


Walk with us on the path of generosity towards a life filled with joy.

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Life that Is Truly Life


Walk with us on the path of generosity towards a life filled with joy.

 

Welcome to the generosity movement

We envision a vibrant global community of givers who follow Jesus,
whose hearts are transformed, who put their generous intent into action, and who give with others. 

Some places we've gathered recently:

 
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Manila, Philippines - September
Chisinau, Moldova - September
Norrahammar, Sweden - September
Budapest, Hungary - September
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea - September 
Jakarta, Indonesia - October 
Iran - October
Shanghai, China - October
Hyderabad, India - October

Targoviste, Romania - November
Belgrade, Serbia - November
Changi Cove, Singapore - November
Hong Kong, China - November 
Chennai, India - November    
Peterborough, United Kingdom - November
Waterberg, South Africa - November
Melbourne, Australia - November
Prague, Czech Republic - November

 
 

 
 

A CELEBRATION OF GENEROSITY IS A TIME FOR THOSE WHO ARE ENTRUSTED WITH MUCH, TO COME TOGETHER FOR FELLOWSHIP AND LEARNING.

 It's a time of refreshment and being challenged.  It is a safe place where we will never ask you for money.

It is a place where you can interact with others who are also entrusted with much.

Participation in the Celebration of Generosity is by invitation only. 

If you would like to receive an invitation, click below.

 
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Experiences


We facilitate safe conversations around the biblical message of generosity.

Experiences


We facilitate safe conversations around the biblical message of generosity.

Generosity Path will never ask you for money.  We are privately funded by a group of Christian givers.

 During our time together, we place Christ at the center and remove anxiety.  

 

We explore God’s Word, reflect, and view stories of how God has captured givers' hearts. By being together with other generous people, whom God has entrusted with much, God lifts our eyes and renews our hearts, reminding us of the joy of a life truly lived. 

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Our Stories


Lives transformed through the power of generosity.

Our Stories


Lives transformed through the power of generosity.

Three Lessons on Giving from Suparno Adijanto

Three Lessons on Giving from PAUL DETTMANN

1. What do you hold in your hands?

“Upon graduating, I worked in the family business,” Suparno explains. “I had a low starting salary, so I pondered how to serve the Lord through giving. I decided, besides money, to give more time and talents to God’s work. Over the years, my salary increased and I was able to increase my giving while maintaining a faithful application of my time and talents. God asked Moses, ‘What do you hold in your hands?’ I realized that I could use the businesses and resources entrusted to me to do good works.”

2. Take an annual stewardship retreat.

“Every year I spend a day to review my stewardship of the four Ts: my time, treasure, talents, and truth. About ten years ago, the Lord challenged me to multiply myself by teaching and mentoring more young people in stewardship.” Through Crown Financial Ministries, “we started going around the country teaching people how to manage money God’s way.” About four years ago, Suparno co-founded the Kingdom Entrepreneurship Academy to equip entrepreneurs to honor the Lord in business.

3. Remember you will be called to Account.

“At the end of my life, God will call me to account for that which He entrusted to me,” says Suparno. “2 Corinthians 4:18 became my life verse. It encourages us to focus on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. Certain things, such as the souls of men and doing God’s work, will stand with me for eternity. But worldly things like money, material possessions, and fame are temporal.”

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1. The generosity habits we form early shape our life in giving.

Paul grew up as the sixth generation on his family’s farm, about a one hour’s journey from Melbourne, Australia. After a few years of marriage, he was living in a cottage on his family’s land, working as an agronomist. “We didn’t have much at all,” Paul explains. But he already had a heart to be rich toward God. “As a teenager, I remember going up after a mission talk and asking ‘What’s more important – to go or to resource people to go?’ I was open to either.” During the Dettmanns’ lean years, Paul says, “I remember one time writing out a check for all the money we had in our bank account and giving it to a mission organization. It was only $2000, but I sort of wanted to write out a check for all the money I had.” Paul laughs, “It was a very convenient time to do that because we barely had anything!”

2. An increased standard of giving.

Over the last decade, Paul’s work in planting trees as carbon offsets has thrived. “We got our first big client in 2005,” Paul says, “and then things started to get interesting.” As blessings increased, the Dettmanns kept generosity increasing along with it. “Business is a risk,” Paul says. “When you take that risk, you don’t want to fail and NOT have invested in good things on the way through. You’re banking eternal capital if you’re giving it away. So you’ve got to be generous on the way through, not just afterwards.” To be generous on the way through, the Dettmann set a giving goal. “It feels like God keeps stretching it, but then He keeps making it possible for us to meet that number.” The Dettmanns doubled their goal, and doubled it again. “It looks ambitious,” Paul says, “so maybe we can’t… but every year we sort of say that. But He’s the one who’s the giver.”

3. Party with a purpose

The Dettmanns naturally weave their gifts of hospitality and generosity together. “We have a big bonfire each year,” Paul says, “and we have about 300 people. We always try to raise the profile of some issue that we’re thinking about.” The event is not a fundraiser – it’s a gift to the neighbors. “It’s a great way to be generous because we love our community and want people to come together and to share the joy of faith with our neighbors.” As the evening unfolds, Paul pauses the music and introduces a leader of a cause that he cares about. “We had a guy from Open Doors talking about persecuted Christians, or Dr. Nathan talked about his work in India [see below], or someone talks about race relations in Australia. If you want to tune out, you can just go put more marshmallows on the fire.” Then the music resumes, and the party continues with a bit more purpose and joy.