Generous Living


Generous Living


Generous Living is a discipleship ministry whose passion is for every believer in Jesus to experience the blessing that comes from living a balanced and generous life. Financial discipleship honors God and results in living with gratitude, godly financial decision making, financial margin, and a generous heart open to how God wants to use His blessings to bless others.


  • Need financial direction?
  • Want to get on track and follow a spending plan?
  • Want to get out of debt?
  • Want to give and save as God intended?
  • Want to know the joy of managing God’s stuff well?
  • Want to grow spiritually and be ready to respond to God’s calling in your life?
  • Want to experience joy, freedom and purpose through your finances?


Take a next step in your journey toward Generous Living. It’s easy, just one step at a time. Click the map below to help assess your current position and find your on-ramp today:

View the Path of Financial Discipleship




Like our faith journey, growing as a manager of God’s resources is a continuous process. These classes and tools are offered so you can learn to better manage God’s money, get out of debt, and grow in your calling to give the way God intends.

Classes   ·   Workshops   ·   Journey   ·   Coaching   ·   Resources   ·   Volunteer

Foundation Classes

A 2-step process with courses that teach God's role and our role in our finances, money decision making, how to achieve your goals and financial peace.

· Step 1: Navigating Your Finances God’s Way
Wednesdays starting September 5 | 7:00 pm | Library
Learn what the Bible says about Money, Time and your Talents. Gain financial wisdom for today and tomorrow.

· Step 2: Financial Peace University
Check back soon for upcoming dates
Learn the practical aspects of how to beat debt, build wealth, find bargains, invest for the future, give like never before, and more. This class can change your view of money and how you manage it.  

Learn More and See Upcoming Classes

Workshops + Seminars

These workshops address various topics providing a Biblical foundation with practical steps to equip you to be a faithful steward.

· Planning Now for Beyond 65 Workshop 
Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 9:00 am-Noon in W-209

· Raising Financially Freed-Up Kids Workshop 
Sundays, October 28-November 18, 2018 | 11:00 am-12:10 pm | G-211

· Estate Planning Seminar: “How to Best Love Your Heirs” with Jim Wise – Ron Blue Trust
Saturday, November 3, 2018  | 9:00am–12:00pm | Student Underground


Learn More and See Workshop Schedule

Retreat: Journey of Generosity

Explore the life-changing message of generosity and its power to bring joy, freedom and purpose in a relaxed, retreat-type setting. Hosted in Spring & Fall. Check back for details of future events.

Coaching: Financial Hope

Financial coaching guides one on how to manage your money God’s way with Biblical financial principles, practical application and encouragement with accountability.
Please contact Ray Pertierra at  or 714-550-2358  

Resources & Files

The links below are assets to provide you with trusted advisers, recommended reading and budget planning files. 

Calvary Professional Partners Directory

Generous Living Recommended Reading List

Personal Financial Profile (PDF) 
Personal Financial Profile (Excel) 

Debt Reduction Calculator (PDF)
Debt Reduction Calculator (Excel) 

Financial Discipleship Ministry-Volunteers

We are looking for couples or individuals with a heart for stewardship who are willing to be trained to be financial disciplers to those wishing to grow in their financial stewardship journey.


  • A steward's mindset
  • A servant's heart 
  • A perfect financial picture is not a requirement


  • Have an eternal impact 
  • Will improve your own marriage 
  • Be part of saving a marriage before it starts
  • It's fun! 

For more information, please contact Ray Pertierra at 714-550-2358 or  

Volunteers are also needed to assist in set-up and hospitality at Generous Living Workshops. These generally take place at Calvary Church on Saturday mornings. 


Planning Now for Beyond 65 Workshop

Planning Now for Beyond 65 Workshop 

Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 9:00 am-Noon in W-209

Video-based workshop with hands-on exercises which will help you plan out your next steps for a full life with purpose.

How will this help me?

  • Think through what your later life might and should look like
  • Plan for a full life with meaning and purpose beyond yourself
  • Have the freedom to continue working, but perhaps in a different way
  • Understand 5 basic guidelines that will serve you well now and in later life
  • Walk away with a monthly savings plan & next steps to make your plans reality

Designed for persons of all ages. ($8.00 Materials Fee applies)