Tag: stewardship

  • In the Now—Matthew 6:34

    In the Now—Matthew 6:34

    “Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble” (Matthew 6:34, ESV). I was confronted several times today by the notion of living “in the moment” or “in the now.” Such terms popped up in a tourism commercial for Ireland (a visit…

  • Stewardship III: Treasures

    “[B]ut lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” (Matthew 6:20-21).

  • Stewardship II: Talents

    One of the great dangers for Christians is to focus too much on whether a skill is a spiritual gift or a natural talent. While natural talents, shared by believers and unbelievers, can be used without any connection to God, they can be enhanced by the Holy Spirit’s work in our lives.

  • Stewardship I: Time

    Giving to God is always a priority item. We do not worship God as an afterthought or give Him our leftovers: We give Him the best we can offer.