What Does the Bible Say About Stewardship?

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I enjoyed sitting down with Christianity.com for a video series on a variety of topics. The following video discusses the concept of stewardship, considering the way we view the items we have been given. How would it change the manner in which we live if we viewed ourselves as stewards of God’s gifts, rather than owners of […]

Finding Joy in Unplanned Circumstances

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“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NIV) Early in the morning I approached his crib. Already dressed for my busy day, I greeted him with a smile. As I took him in my arms, he responded by throwing up […]

Contentment Does Not Come Naturally

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In a new roundtable video with Nancy Guthrie and Jen Wilkin, Melissa Kruger notes that throughout Scripture we encounter the image of a fruit-bearing tree planted by a life-giving stream. The author of The Envy of Eve: Finding Contentment in a Covetous World (Christian Focus) believes this is a vivid metaphor for a heart that’s content in […]

Contentment in the Storm

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Our summer vacation was interrupted slightly as Hurricane Arthur blew its way up the coast, hitting the seaside town of Beaufort, NC directly. All the reports indicated that the Category 2 hurricane coming our way was no cause for evacuation, so we stayed and, as my children like to say, “survived the hurricane!” The storm began […]