Stories of the Generous Life | The Authors
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William F. High is the Chief Executive Officer of National Christian Foundation Heartland. Formerly, he was a partner with the law firm Blackwell Sanders Peper Martin, LLP. He remains Of Counsel with Sanders Warren & Russell, LLP. He is also the founder of, FamilyArc, and Generous Life. His aim is to change the paradigm by which people think about generosity and to make generosity generational.

William has been married to his wife, Brooke, since 1987 and they have two daughters and two sons.

William’s Story

Deep in the Ozark Mountains in Southern Missouri, there is still a time and place that remains untouched by the ravages of time. The trees are so thick that you’ve got to hack them away if you want any sunlight to reach your little garden. But to get to the garden, you’ve got to pick out thousands of rocks that seem to multiply every time a hoe hits the soil. Hunting is not a sport. It’s a way of life. It’s about food on the table.

It’s in those hills that my own history begins…



Missy Calvert


Missy Calvert is the senior editor for Sisterhood Magazine at Premier Studios. She previously interned with Focus on the Family, Premier Studios, and the National Christian Foundation Heartland. She has a bachelor of arts in journalism and mass communications and a minor in English from Kansas State University. Missy desires to use the power of stories to connect people, inspire change, and ultimately bring God glory.