Tag Archives: stewardship

No Worries!

Two men were survivors of a shipwreck, stranded together on a deserted island. One man started working frantically, constructing a large SOS sign made out of stones and gathering wood to make a signal fire. Meanwhile, the other man sat … Continue reading

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Need Your Help

A small town had only one bank and three churches. One Monday morning, the bank called all three churches with the same request: “Could you bring in Sunday’s collection right away? We are out of $1 bills.” It is a … Continue reading

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Give it to Jesus

Joyce Parson tells about the time when her three-year-old grandson found a quarter in the driveway as the family was leaving for church one Sunday morning. When they returned home after worship, the little boy pulled the quarter out of … Continue reading

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Time for the Collection

G. Brian Manning writes about the time when his five-year-old son had just graduated from wearing bow ties to neck ties. He was so proud to be dressed just like his Dad. However, one Sunday morning, his son clutched his … Continue reading

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Cheerful Giver

The Bible says that God loves a cheerful giver. He doesn’t want us to give with a poor attitude or a reluctant heart. Suppose a man bought a gift for his wife on their anniversary, tossed it on her lap … Continue reading

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Sacrificial Giving

Someone once pointed out that you can look at your breakfast of bacon and eggs to see a good example of the difference between commitment and sacrifice. The chicken was committed to providing for your breakfast. However, the pig was … Continue reading

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Too Much Stuff?

I just heard about a lady who befriended a young man from India who was living in the United States. She felt sorry for him since his family was so far away, so she invited him to join her and … Continue reading

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Outrageously Generous

Have you ever noticed the outrageous generosity shown by some of the believers in the New Testament? Consider the woman who poured expensive perfume on Jesus in order to honor him. Some in the crowd were indignant, pointing out that … Continue reading

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No Fair!

A preacher once paid a visit to a farmer who was a member of his church. He was trying to convince the farmer that he should tithe. “If you had 100 cows,” the preacher began, “would you give 10 of … Continue reading

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Incremental Sacrifice

Fred Craddock once spoke to a group of ministers about an observation he had made about the subject of sacrifice. Here is what he said: “To give my life for Christ appears glorious. To pour myself out for others…to pay … Continue reading

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