Healthy Stewardship Habits

So you want to be a good Christian steward?  Learning this simple truth will make it a lot easier!

HEALTHY STEWARDSHIP HABITS LIST

I have posted several articles about the importance of stewardship in our lives.  Hopefully, by now you agree with the Biblical mandate to live as a good steward.

Desire doesn’t always equal discipline. Jesus taught us that the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.

How can we instill the principles of stewardship into our daily lives?

How do we overcome a lifetime of doing things our way and start consistently living like Jesus?

The answer may surprise you.

Habits.

Everyone has them.  Most people don’t give much thought to them, yet they are the secret to stability.  Your habits are making your life better or worse every day.

If you can learn to leverage the power of habit, you will find the consistency necessary to be a faithful disciple of Christ.

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The Problem With Christian Stewardship

Why do so many Christians fail to be good stewards? Christ taught the parable that explains it all.

The Problem With Christian Stewardship

Luke 12:43–47
“Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing. ”

“Of a truth I say unto you, that he will make him ruler over all that he hath. ”

“But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken; ”

“The lord of that servant will come in a day when he looketh not for him, and at an hour when he is not aware, and will cut him in sunder, and will appoint him his portion with the unbelievers. ”

“And that servant, which knew his lord’s will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.”

Our Lord gave us a parable contrasting two servants in this passage of Scripture.

The first servant mentioned was faithful to His Master’s commands. As a result, he was blessed and rewarded. In contrast, the second servant in the lesson was unfaithful. He failed his Master in spirit and action. Therefore, he was punished.

Which servant do you want to be? I trust that you desire to be a faithful steward. Our Lord has given us so many blessings that we are eternally indebted to Him.

Every sincere believer yearns to please the Saviour. Yet, so many fail. Why?

This passage of Scripture reveals the problem of stewardship. The unfaithful servant failed for one simple reason.

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THE MINISTRY ROLLER COASTER – How to Stay Faithful During the Ups and Downs

The ministry is much like a roller coaster ride.  It is simultaneously exhilarating and terrifying.  Learn how to stay faithful and focused during the ups and downs of God’s work.

The Ministry Roller Coaster be stay faithful

Ministry life has plenty of ups and downs with twists and turns.  It is exciting until things start to get complicated, and you say to yourself, “What was I thinking?!”

In October 2019, I decided to take my three children to Six Flags New England in Agawam, MA.  I realized that with the busyness of ministry and the complications with my wife’s health, we hadn’t done anything special with the children during the summer.

“We must learn to manage the ups and downs of life to succeed in God’s will. ” Click To Tweet

Six Flags had a big sale where I could get season tickets for next year (and unlimited access this year) for the price of a one day visit.  It seemed like a no-brainer, so I bought the tickets and set a date.

When we drove up to the park, the first thing we could see was the steel backbones of roller coasters rising into the sky.  The kids were excited and wanted to ride them first.

I must confess that I don’t really like roller coasters.

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CoSchedule Review – Best Content Calendar for Bloggers & Business

CoSchedule is a full-function content calendar and social media marketing tool. It saves me hundreds of hours per year. Learn how it can help you.

COSCHEDULE REVIEW

CoSchedule is a godsend to those seeking to streamline their content strategy and social media marketing campaigns. Many people consider it the gold standard of calendar management solutions.

CoSchedule brings together a fantastic suite of tools that organizes content, assets, marketing, tasks, and teams. With unique features such as ReQueue, Headline Analyzer, Social Message Optimizer, and Email Subject Line Tester, CoSchedule is a home run.

It is scalable to be used by huge corporations.

Yet, it is perfect for bloggers of any experience and businesses of any size.

Churches, podcasters and authors will immediately benefit from it as well.

If you want a reliable and easy-to-use tool to organize your upcoming content and make social media scheduling a breeze, CoSchedule is for you.

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