About Jack Alexander

Jack C. Alexander is a lifelong businessman and entrepreneur. In 1987, partnering with Dutch billionaire John Fentener van Vlissingen, he cofounded the corporate travel management firm BCD Travel (formerly WorldTravel Partners). Jack also cofounded the travel technology firm TRX, which he grew from two employees to over 5,000. He received a National Entrepreneur of the Year award from Ernst and Young in 1999 for Principle-Centered Leadership. He has coached and advised for-profit and nonprofit leaders, including Chip Ingram, Crown Financial Ministries, and FCS-Urban Ministries.

Recently, Jack ran a nonprofit that raised and disbursed money and resources to the poorest of the poor in twenty-six countries. Led to Christ by the poor at a small church in Australia, but a successful entrepreneur, Jack has a rare perspective on wealth and poverty and shares that perspective frequently as a public speaker. He founded Rhemedia in 2010 to tell compelling cinematic stories that help modern audiences engage with biblical truths, especially truths around the sacrificial, generous life to which all followers of Christ are called.

Why You Have Been Blessed by God

Make no mistake about it: You have been blessed for a reason.When God pours out his goodness upon us, He has other objectives than your mere happiness. He blesses us so that we may bless others.We could call it the circle of love. God gives to us so we will give to others who will then give praise and glory back to God. In the end, it’s about Him.This cycle of God-induced generosity is clear in God’s covenant words to Abraham in Genesis 12:Now the LORD said to Abram, "Go from you … [Read more...]

Why No One Is Ever Truly Giving

We’re never truly giving.The truth is that whenever we give, we’re always getting something in return.  Generosity is not a zero-sum game, no matter how it may look to us at times.All too often, we think that if we give to someone else we’ll be left with less than what we had before. When we’re giving money, it’s easy to make that case based on what we see remaining in our wallets or bank accounts. When we give of our time, we can measure the opportunity costs for everything else we might … [Read more...]