35 min

109 Everyday Generosity with Drew and Brad Formsma Let's Parent on Purpose: Christian Parenting, Marriage, and Family Talk

    • Christianity

How do you cultivate a culture of generosity in your family?  Father and son Brad and Drew Formsma join me today to share how generosity has become a way of life in their household. Along with his dad, Drew recently published the book  Everyday Generosity – becoming a generous family in a selfie world.

Speaking of generosity, thank you so much to my Patreon supporters! As a token of gratitude, I’m sending a copy of Drew and Brad’s book Everyday Generosity to one of my patrons!

Show Highlights



* How Uber drivers inspired 16 year old Drew to write Everyday Generosity

* Drew’s earliest memories of generosity in his mom and dad

* Brad explains the 7 ways a family can be generous



* Words

* Money

* Influence

* Attention

* Possessions

* Time

* Thoughts





* The power of a story

* Pre-planing for generosity by carrying around gift cards

* Getting your generosity antenna ready

* Have you ever thanked the person who cleans the airport bathroom?

* I share my son’s Chemo Orphan Challenge Story

* How parents can model generosity in a way that is contagious

* Learning that modeling generosity is a long process



 

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Resources Mentioned

Brad Formsma’s organization to inspire giving https://www.ilikegiving.com

Brad’s book I Like Giving: The Transforming Power of a Generous Life

http://www.bradformsma.com

Drew Formsma on Instagram

Drew Formsma on Twitter

Brad Formsma on Twitter

Brad Formsma on Instagram

How do you cultivate a culture of generosity in your family?  Father and son Brad and Drew Formsma join me today to share how generosity has become a way of life in their household. Along with his dad, Drew recently published the book  Everyday Generosity – becoming a generous family in a selfie world.

Speaking of generosity, thank you so much to my Patreon supporters! As a token of gratitude, I’m sending a copy of Drew and Brad’s book Everyday Generosity to one of my patrons!

Show Highlights



* How Uber drivers inspired 16 year old Drew to write Everyday Generosity

* Drew’s earliest memories of generosity in his mom and dad

* Brad explains the 7 ways a family can be generous



* Words

* Money

* Influence

* Attention

* Possessions

* Time

* Thoughts





* The power of a story

* Pre-planing for generosity by carrying around gift cards

* Getting your generosity antenna ready

* Have you ever thanked the person who cleans the airport bathroom?

* I share my son’s Chemo Orphan Challenge Story

* How parents can model generosity in a way that is contagious

* Learning that modeling generosity is a long process



 

Tweet This

Resources Mentioned

Brad Formsma’s organization to inspire giving https://www.ilikegiving.com

Brad’s book I Like Giving: The Transforming Power of a Generous Life

http://www.bradformsma.com

Drew Formsma on Instagram

Drew Formsma on Twitter

Brad Formsma on Twitter

Brad Formsma on Instagram

35 min