40acts 2018: the story so far

By Kezia Owusu-Yianoma | 16 March 2018

We’re over halfway through the 40acts 2018 challenge - woohoo! This year thousands of people have joined us from all across the world to do something different this Lent. Our theme is Faith in Deed, focusing on putting our money where our heart is and our faith into action.

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The 40acts community discover entreprenurial generosity

By Jessie Herbert | 31 July 2017 | Comments (1)

40 acts - a blog form stewardship

On 13th July, some of the 40acts community gathered in a rustic coffee shop in the heart of London to hear stories of entrepreneurial generosity. Ed Vickers, the founder of Jollies was sharing his story alongside Menekse Stewart, the pioneer of Cheerfully Given.

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Praying for enemies? - 40acts in ACTS

By Catherine Durant | 20 July 2017 | Comments (2)

40acts in ACTS - a blog from Stewardship

“Actually, the best thing you could do would be to pray for her...”

 As a 7 year old, this was my introduction to the concept of praying for ‘enemies’. There was another child at school who had been continually nasty to me for no apparent reason. And whilst being comforted by my mum, this was the suggestion she’d made.

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40acts in ACTS: what to expect from the monthly challenge

By Catherine Durant | 26 April 2017

At the end of 40acts we’re often flooded with messages saying "I wish it happened all year round!" so this year we’re taking up the challenge with a plan to keep the generosity going for the rest of 2017 and right through to Lent 2018.

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40acts Halfway Point: Day-to-Day Generosity

By Fiona Mearns | 23 March 2017

40acts halfway point - a blog by Stewardship

It started on the first day of March – over 100,000 people lined up ready on the 40acts starting line. Armed with a pen and two pieces of paper, they scribbled down what might be holding them back from living a generous life on one sheet and on the other everything they had to give away—time, skills, resources. Then came the crunch: rip up the first list; pray over the second.

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After 40acts: what's next?

By Daniel Jones | 26 March 2016 | Comments (3)

After 40acts, what's next?

40acts may be coming to a close for another year, but don’t panic!  We’ve got plenty of other great stuff here at Stewardship to help you turn your Lent habits into a lifetime of abundant generosity. 

Here are a few things we’d recommend to help you get started...

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The Generosity of our Testimony

By Craig Borlase | 23 March 2016 | Comments (2)

The generosity of our testimony - a Stewardship blog

Over the last few years I’ve listened to so many people who have powerful testimonies to share. People like Ray, the 95 year old WW2 veteran whose faith was the thing that pulled him through injury, capture and a stint in a German POW camp. Though still plagued by nightmares, Ray is full of gratitude for all God has done.

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How To Create a Generosity Kit

By Catherine Durant | 5 March 2016 | Comments (3)

How to Create A Generosity Kit

Firstly, what is a generosity kit? 

A generosity kit could be as big as a suitcase or as small as your back pocket.  The idea is just that you face the day prepared – with a kit of items that could range from a safety pin to a shovel, ready to give out generously to those in need.

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The Facets of Generosity: Why Our Love Languages Matter

By Craig Borlase | 22 February 2016 | Comments (2)

Why Our Love Languages Matter - a Stewardship blog

Love. Language.

Nineteen years into my marriage and I'm starting to wonder whether my wife’s got such a good deal.

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