Giving

11 Small Things You Can Do to Improve Your Saving Habit

Need to start saving for a holiday, a big ticket item or maybe even a deposit for your first home? The hardest part of saving can be knowing where to start, especially when you find your bank balance dreadfully low at the end of every pay cycle. Whatever your income, you can start and sustain … Read more 11 Small Things You Can Do to Improve Your Saving Habit

Honouring God with our charitable giving and with our investments – Dr. Amy L. Sherman

At our recent Global Generosity Roundtable event, we caught up with Dr. Amy L. Sherman who is the Senior Fellow at the Sagamore Institute. She shared some insights on how Christians can best honour God with their giving as well as their investments. Some of her key points are: Wise financial stewardship involves advancing God’s … Read more Honouring God with our charitable giving and with our investments – Dr. Amy L. Sherman

How to save your joy (and your money) at Christmas

Christmas is one of the biggest celebrations of the year, and for Christians it is a special celebration to remember when God sent his son Jesus into the world. It should be a joyful celebration of all the good things God gives us, celebrating with our faith community or our friends and family. But the … Read more How to save your joy (and your money) at Christmas

Saving & Investing: Keys to a happy life, terrible mistakes or something else?

Guest blog post By Craig L. Blomberg Almost without exception, the financial consultants of our world want to help us make as much money as we can. Of course, they typically take a small percentage of our holdings every year; so the more they help us make, the more they earn. On the other hand, … Read more Saving & Investing: Keys to a happy life, terrible mistakes or something else?

How do we make decisions about allocating the resources that God has entrusted to us?  

Guest post by Brad Formsma Pray. Discern. Act.  Prayer is the best place to start.  One of my favourite prayers to begin each day is Lord, help me see and hear where and to whom to give. It’s the first step in aiming my heart toward Him.  I also find inspiration from characters like Cornelius … Read more How do we make decisions about allocating the resources that God has entrusted to us?  

Is budgeting important for Christians?

A budget is perhaps the best window to see into one’s relationship with God. It shows what an individual, family or ministry values, where they spend time, where they place their trust, and where they allow God to reign in their lives. At the same time, it shows what they fear, where they are vulnerable … Read more Is budgeting important for Christians?