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.

  • A 2015 study by Microsoft revealed the human attention span currently lasts just eight seconds — down from 12 in the year 2000. Meanwhile, the attention span of a goldfish is nine!...

  • Did you know a DVD of “Apollo 13” was responsible for the demise of Blockbuster? The concept for what would become Netflix actually came to Reed Hastings when he was forced to pay ...

  • Have you ever flown through a turbulent storm, surrounded by dark clouds and lightning? It can be alarming to realize you’re completely at the mercy of the pilot and elements. But ...

  • While children have historically snubbed vegetables, a recent Washington Post article suggests convincing kids to eat their greens may be easier than ever. After analyzing plate wa...

  • One technology company – determined to give Apple® a run for its money – took out a full-page ad announcing the release of their spectacular new computer. The bold headline promise...

  • The Australian Army began recruiting dogs to track alongside soldiers during the Vietnam War. Journalist and veteran Peter Haran says he owes his life to one such dog — Caesar. In ...

  • Researchers at Texas A&M University recently analyzed plate waste data from nearly 8,500 students, and found one main variable between whether or not children would eat veggies...

  • In response to an online request for real stories about generosity, a woman wrote “Today, I watched a teenage boy help an elderly woman with a cane onto the city bus I was riding. ...

  • Millions watch ABC’s “Shark Tank” each week. They’re drawn by the creativity, innovation and stories each aspiring entrepreneur brings with them – many including business fai...

  • “Some questions we’ll probably never have answered this side of heaven. Why isn’t ‘phonetic’ spelled the way it sounds? Or, how does the guy who drives the snowplow get to work in ...