My former pastor and spiritual father in the faith, Wade Trimmer wrote a great news letter on stewardship here. I will post the T's here. Stewardship is not just about money!
A. Successful Stewardship is Based on How Well We do On the “T’s” of Life!
1. Time – God has conferred upon us a measured amount of time – since our days are numbered —…Continue
What and why
In dealing with people and their finances I not only teach them what to do with their money, but we have to understand why they got to this place financially. Everyone usually starts out thinking that they are broke because they don’t make enough or that one certain circumstance caused them to get behind and stay there. Some times this is true, but not always. If a person can add and subtract they have the head knowledge to know when to stop…Continue
Building a life or building a prison
I have always heard if you want total security, food, clothing, and shelter that prison is the best place to find these things. You will never have to worry missing out on these things in prison. You will get them daily. Our default mode in life is usually “play it safe” for ourselves and our families. In football they call it the prevent defense. It usually keeps teams from winning. We always have that dream of what we…Continue
Saving – just start somewhere
We don’t save like we use to for many different reasons. Here are a few statistics to help show where we are as a nation: 38% of American adults have an emergency fund. 41% save something regularly, $ 35,000 is the average amount saved for retirement in America. Out of people who do save for retirement only 18% feel they have enough saved when they do retire. Now I can try to make you feel bad and list all of the other countries that do better at…Continue