Saturday, May 13, 2017

Giving it All Away... By David Green

About the Book....
David Green believes that generosity and building a legacy based on giving can lead to getting back what you really want: a family that stays together, prays together, and shares life joyfully.
Green tells the story of caring for the small things and starting Hobby Lobby in their garage. He shares the difference between the worlds of “having and hoarding” and a world of “giving and generosity,” the principle of working for God and not for men, and that now is not too soon to consider what you want your legacy to be.
As proof of how living by those principles can change your life, Green shares that when Hobby Lobby came close to bankruptcy in 1986 and when the Supreme Court challenged the Hobby Lobby’s right to life beliefs in 2014, the company emerged with its integrity intact. 
Green sees the life of giving as a life of adventure. But it’s a life that pays the best rewards personally, offers a powerful legacy to your family, and changes those you touch.

Pick up your copy here...

About the Author...
David Green is soft-spoken, passionate about his faith, and dedicated to his family. He is also the founder of the largest privately owned arts and crafts retailer in the world.
 In 1970 David Green borrowed $600.00 to buy a molding chopper, set up shop in his garage at home, and started making miniature wooden picture frames. As of 2015, Hobby Lobby employs over 32,000 people, operates 600 stores in forty-seven states, and grosses 3.6 billion dollars a year. Currently David serves on the Board of Reference for Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 2013, he was honored by receiving the World Changer award, and is also a past Ernst & Young national retail/consumer Entrepreneur of the Year Award recipient.
 In June of 2014 the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of David and Barbara Green, and Hobby Lobby. The historic ruling protected Hobby Lobby and the Green Family from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services mandate that would have required it to provide and facilitate, against their religious convictions, four potentially life-terminating drugs and devices in the company’s health insurance plan.
 David & his wife Barbara are the proud parents of two sons and one daughter, grandparents to ten, and great grandparents to eight. They are actively pursuing what it looks like to leave a lasting legacy. 

Do you shop at Hobby Lobby? Are you a fan of giving? This book was such a hit. Mr. Green is the Founder and CEO of Hobby Lobby. And he started it all with $600. It is a huge success. He treats his employee's better then any other store. He is a giver in every sense of the word. Not for show but from the heart. 
Mr. Green has it all figured out. He talks about living  generously and not worry about  getting it back. God always takes care of us.
This is a book that I hope everyone picks up and reads. I plan to read it once a year every year. Are you a good steward of the money the Lord has entrusted to you? You must read this book. 
All that the Hobby Lobby family has been through and they are still standing. A true Giver.
I gave this book 4 stars and I recommend it.  Talk about giving, It would make a great GIFT.
I received this book from the publisher for review. A favorable review was not required and all views expressed are my own.


  1. I love Hobby Lobby and Yes I'm a giver.

  2. I love shopping at hobby lobby. I think this is going to be a good interesting read.

  3. I love Hobby Lobby. I will be reading this one.

    1. Skylar, You are the WINNER! I will get your book right out to you!

  4. Where do find all these great books? I want to read this one really bad after reading about it.

  5. I read the story behind Hobby Lobby. This one is going to be even better. I love giving to people. You are a big giver also Mary. Thanks for this review.

  6. I am a Hobby Lobby shopper myself. This will be a very interesting read I think. Thanks Mary

  7. Yes, I shop at Hobby Lobby. Good review.

  8. My Wife and I love shopping at Hobby Lobby. We are always buying gifts there, the prices are great. I would like this book myself.

  9. Are you kidding me I LOVE Hobby Lobby Mary. Its the greatest store out there. I would love to read this book. Thanks for sharing it with us.

  10. I need to check this book out!!! Hobby Lobby is like THE ultimate store ti shop!!!! Great review!

  11. He is such an inspiring man! I love Hobby Lobby and I definitely want to read this book! Thank you Mary for this review!