Category Archives: Obedient and Joyful Giving

Trees are Trees – Thoughts on the Goodness of Creation

I am taking a break in my series on Global Voices to share two short articles I wrote for the Evangelical Environmental Network.  An intersection in north Spokane was once surrounded by tall Ponderosa pines. I always loved arriving at this intersection. It gave me the feel of being on a forest service road deep in the woods. One day several large, yellow pieces of earth moving equipment arrived and over the following weeks .

Do you Love Yourself? Stewardship in Emerging Economies

By: Barbara Shantz, TWR’s Global Development Liaison: Texts: Matthew 22:35-40; Luke 18: 18-27 When speaking about stewardship in emerging nations, I’m often puzzled to observe local believers who trust that believers from the West have correct biblical answers for most things, including money. Worse yet is the observation that some from the West believe it, too! These situations remind me of Matthew 22, in which we read a string of theocratic legal questions .

Leading Abundantly with our Resources

“And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.”  Philippians 4:19 “I never seem to have enough time in a day to do everything I need to get done in my ministry.” “I just don’t have enough willing and skilled people to get the work done.” “We are always short of funds to carry out our mission.” This is the third of three blogs discussing what it .