Effective Stewardship

Effective Stewardship

These articles are designed to help you become a more effective steward of the finances God has entrusted to you. While we trust you find the stories interesting and perhaps even humorous at times, the intent is to educate and encourage you in this sometimes difficult area of stewardship. May God richly bless your desire to be faithful in this area.

Bridging the Communication Gap
10-Jun-2015

The young daughter of a pastor noticed her dad always took a moment to bow his head silently before preaching. One day she asked, “Daddy, why do you bow your head before you preach?” “Well, I like to pause and ask the Lord to help me preach a good sermon.” Puzzled, the little girl innocently asked, “Then how come He doesn't do it?” Full Article >

An Acorn that Changes Lives
05-May-2015

What happens after an acorn is planted in the ground? It begins to grow and experience its full potential. Now consider what a mature oak tree could have in common with your future. The acorn is an excellent example of how one small act can multiply potential in size, scope and impact... Full Article >

Top 5 Reasons Not to Have a Will
03-Mar-2015

Everyone knows it’s good to have an up-to-date Will, right? You may be surprised to learn that a whopping 70% of Americans don’t have one. That number represents millions of families who will discover an unfortunate surprise at the end of their loved one’s life. Full Article >

PUT YOUR BEST FACE FORWARD
06-Feb-2015

Families come in all shapes and sizes, as a mother once shared: “Dear Ann Landers: It happened again today. My two sons and I were in a shopping mall, and a total stranger felt the need to comment on the fact that my boys didn’t look anything alike. Full Article >

What’s the matter? Can’t take a Yolk?
02-Dec-2014

“Let me break three eggs on your head and I’ll give you a dollar,” said a boy to his younger brother. The little one replied “Okay!” and took off for the kitchen. The older brother giggled with anticipation cracking open the first egg. As the yolk rolled down his little brother’s cheeks, the older brother cracked the second egg. The little boy grimaced as he prepared for the third, but it didn’t come. Full Article >

All Eyes on Deck
06-Nov-2014

A young naval officer’s first task was to safely steer a ship away from a wharf for a voyage. He carefully went through the proper procedures; confident he hadn’t forgotten a single thing. As the ship glided smoothly out to sea, a call came from the captain... Full Article >

Enjoy a Great Day, Everyday
02-Sep-2014

Making sure “not to miss” what God has for us in each stage of life involves some creativity and obedience. For instance, could you discover a new skill and create a fresh way to give of your time and talents? Have you considered how giving retirement money could change lives for the cause of Christ? Full Article >

MUCH MORE THAN A DROP IN THE BUCKET
04-Aug-2014

What if you could support your favorite Christian charity like Grace Bible College that is changing lives, and receive an income for life? Did you know you can do just that with a Charitable Gift Annuity? Full Article >