financial stewardship

STEWARD: A 30-Day Devotional

The word “steward” from a theological perspective represents both our identity and responsibility before God. The noun evokes a sense of the role that we, as believers, have in looking after the resources of our Lord. The verb “to steward” speaks of the activity that we engage in as caretakers of all that is entrusted … Read more

Five Keys To Help You Thrive In Your Retirement Years

Retirement is a part of your future, and a significant part at that! Some people long for it and some dread it, but not enough people consider what life will actually be like in retirement. It’s difficult to consider the unknowable future, but one thing we know for sure is that retirement has become a … Read more

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

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

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

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