Stewardship has long been a sensitive topic in the church. Because of abuses by certain give-to-me-to-get-for-yourself preachers, many legitimate, godly pastors avoid the topic of finances for fear of seeming money hungry. However, as any Bible-teaching pastor would know, God remains Lord over all the earth and over every area of our lives—including the money He entrusts to us.
As Christians, then, we must think carefully about our stewardship in ways that honour God. How much money should I give to God’s work? Does the concept of stewardship only relate to finances? Should I expect to enjoy the act of giving—or just do it as a duty? Allow the tools on this page to enlighten your mind and renew your attitude as you seek to become a godly giver.
Using a rather extreme example, Chuck Swindoll illustrates the pointlessness of being stingy with our wealth and possessions in this life. He asserts that whoever is reluctant to part with some of his or her assets is also one who doesn’t dare to dream big dreams or attempt great things for God. This article challenges us to evaluate our...
The community of Christians at Philippi stands as a constant reminder to us that even in the midst of our ordinary lives; God is pleased with our extraordinary grace. When we look to the needs of others, He does not forget us in our need. It is all so beautiful, so simple, so right . . . so joyful. It is enough to make every one of us well up...