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What Have We Done to This Word?
(A message specifically to pastors)

If word-abuse was a crime, many pastors/ministers would be in jail over how they have abused one of our most important, biblical terms – the word stewardship. If you were to poll your congregation and ask them what the word stewardship means, I suspect that if your church is like most, the overwhelming majority of […]

Our Ultimate Stewardship Priority

Of all that God has entrusted to us, what do you think should be our ultimate stewardship priority – our money, our time, our talents, our families, our careers, our bodies? What would God put at the top of His list? May I suggest that none of these, as important as they all are, would […]

Slave or Master?

The Wisdom Books in the Bible reference a quite unusual occurrence that because it is mentioned multiple times must have at least occasionally happened – a slave becoming a ruler. Here are three references: “Under three things the earth quakes, and under four, it cannot bear up: Under a slave when he becomes king…” (Proverbs […]

What Is My Relationship to My Stuff?

This is clearly the most foundational question we must answer if we are going to make any progress in our attitudes, perspectives, and decisions in relation to material things—particularly material wealth. If we cannot answer this question with clarity and confidence, we will find ourselves—in spite of our financial successes—underachieving in our lives. If you […]