Posts Tagged ‘Stewardship’
What Is Stewardship?
Imagine being the caretaker of a sprawling estate. Your duties include maintaining the grounds, the mansion, the pool, and the owner’s collection of luxury cars. One day, the owner tells you he is leaving to travel the world and has no idea when he will return. You’re told to keep doing your job so that…Read More
In our previous discussion, we concluded that our primary stewardship responsibility is to the gospel message and we can view all of our other resources as tools to be used in that effort to steward the gospel well. We want to pick back up on that topic and look at some specific areas and how…Read More
For many Christians, when we hear the word “stewardship”, we instantly relate it to the topic of money. In Christian circles, we’ve heard stewardship and money being tied together in many different contexts. It’s typically used in association with capital campaigns, budget conversations and fundraisers. But God’s Word paints a much broader picture of stewardship.…Read More
Moody Radio Interview – Should a Christian’s Financial Life Look Different?
The world uses money in the mentality of eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow we die. It has no hope in anything beyond this life, so it’s all about maximizing personal enjoyment today. However, once we accept Christ, we gain an eternal perspective and an expectation of things far much better than what this…Read More
Moody Radio Interview – Stewarding our Children
The big picture of parenting boils down to the idea of stewardship. It’s common for us to think about stewarding our money, but do we look at our children as our stewardship responsibility as well? We need to remember the end goal as we make those smaller decisions along the way. The following recording is…Read More
Moody Radio Interview – Saving
Do we know why we’re saving money? There is a good biblical reason for us to save, but we also need to be careful that our hearts and our dependency on God aren’t compromised in the process. The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli and Steve” on Moody Radio Indiana (97.9 FM). For more…Read More
Saving: Are We Glorifying God or Man?
God has given us a great privilege by making us stewards of the resources under our control. Our mission in managing His resources is the same as it is in every other area of our lives, to maximize His glory. As we strive to wisely manage the money at our disposal, we can choose to…Read More
Moody Radio Interview – Including God in Your Estate Plan (2018)
We often discuss how important it is for your financial life to be a reflection of your spiritual life. Estate plans are one of the most commonly overlooked financial opportunities we have to demonstrate our faith and impact the ministries we are passionate about. The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli and Steve” on…Read More
Including God in Your Estate Plan
It’s pretty common to see the estate plan of a person not match up with their spiritual life. One of those common disconnects is when a person who has lived a life of faithful giving has plans to leave little or nothing to the ministries they supported during their life. On the flip side, when…Read More
Moody Radio Interview – Opportunity Costs of Our Spending
It’s easy to get caught up buying the things we want only to later find out our money didn’t go as far as our wish list. The items we miss out on are the opportunity costs of our spending. In the bigger picture, we need to also recognize the opportunities to love our neighbors that…Read More