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.

Top 5 Reasons Not to Have a Will

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 >


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?

“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

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

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 >


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 >

A Slight Misunderstanding

A man is driving down a country road when he spots a farmer standing in the middle of a field. He pulls over and notices that the farmer is just standing there, staring blankly. The man gets out of his car, walks all the way out to the farmer and says, "Excuse me sir, but what are you doing?" The farmer replies, "I'm trying to win a Nobel Prize." "How?" asks the man, puzzled. "Well, I heard they give the Nobel Prize to people who are out standing in their field." Full Article >

A Win-Win Situation

Wouldn’t it be better if more situations in life were beneficial for both parties involved? For many believers, investing money in God’s work is a perfect example. And giving appreciated stock, instead of cash, can be a win-win situation for you and the ministry you love, like Grace Bible College. Full Article >