Joyful Generosity Is Your ‘Thank You Note’
What has God blessed you with in 2019? As we say goodbye to this year and hello to the next, take a moment to plan how you can practice joyful generosity.
A Christmas ‘thank you’ from 4word’s founder
4word's founder Diane Paddison reflects back on the blessings God has brought to 4word in 2019 and shares her thanks for the many people God used to bless.
Giving Does (and Should) Involve Some Planning
Author Kim King is back with her experienced advice on carefully being a good steward of what God has blessed you with so you can be a blessing to others, too.
Generosity Means You Believe in the Cause
Author Judy Foley talks about why giving back is important to her and what she has learned is vitally important when choosing how and where to give your support.
What Does Genuine Generosity Look Like?
Christmas is a truly magical time of year when spirits are high and gift giving is on everyone's agenda. But is this generosity genuine? Does it bring joy?
Be The Gift of Change
Merry Christmas to our 4word family! As we all celebrate and take time to relax over the next few days, we wanted to not only wrap up our year on the 4word blog but also come full circle with this month's topic of giving. We discussed different…
We All Have Something to Give
Growing up with a focus on volunteering and giving back to the community, Sheila Moore, chemist and business owner, wants to blaze a trail for women in the science world while also coming alongside her community and investing back into her town. ------ 4word: As…
The Gift of Reflection
Well hello there, December. You really snuck up on us! This time of the year is always a mix of emotions. For most of us, excitement is building for Christmas and getting together with family and friends to celebrate Christ's birth. Others may be feeling some sadness…
The Gift of Giving
"Give" is the word of the season. We give thanks in November, and we give presents in December. While "getting" is a very enjoyable part of the end of the year, I also believe that "giving" can be just as enjoyable, if not more so. "Every man shall…
Should Everyone Give?
Should giving be part of everyone's life mission, or is giving only meant for certain people? In preparation for 4word Giving Day on Thursday, September 22, we spoke with Bob Buford of The Halftime Institute to ask him for his thoughts on giving and how having a life mission that…
Make It Your Mission To Give
What is your life mission? Have you ever thought about defining one? It might sound like a daunting task, but deciding how your life will make an impact on the world around you is an exercise you will never regret doing. In preparation for 4word Giving Day on…
Generosity: The Gift That Keeps Giving
Erin Botsford, 4word board member, was recognized by Barron's magazine as a Top 100 Women Financial Advisors for 2015. Erin is Founder and CEO of Botsford Financial Group and author of The Big Retirement Risk: Running out of Money Before Your Run out of Time. Today, I asked…
4word’s 2013 Gifts that Give Back Guide
On Friday, we introduced our Gifts that Give Back Guide. Today, we want to give you a closer look at some of our featured products. It's our prayer that as you learn the stories behind the company and the products, you will be moved to support their cause.…