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Category Archives: stewardship
Have you head of the “10,000 hour rule”? The theory is that to excel in a thing (e.g. sports, music, technology, business, etc.) 10,000 hours need to be invested in that thing (e.g. study, experimentation, practice). This theory was popularized … Continue reading
“Now therefore, thus says the LORD of hosts: consider your ways! You have sown much, and bring in little; you eat, but do not have enough; you drink, but you are not filled with drink; you clothe yourselves, but no … Continue reading
I recently finished watching Ken Burns’ series, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. The 14 hour series weaves the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt into a single narrative. He suggests that both Theodore and Franklin were driven by a … Continue reading
I’ve heard people say things like, “I’m just an ordinary person. What can I do?” They reason that since they lack formal or specialized training and eloquence of speech they are useless in the service of God… The truth is, … Continue reading
“Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” ~ Galatians 6:2 “For each one shall bear his own load (burden – KJV).” ~ Galatians 6:5 Galatians 6:2 – Paul is simply saying that as we go through … Continue reading
So you think you have no time? In a newspaper article entitled, “The American Century” which I read in December 1999, these words appeared – “The average worker needs 7 minutes of work time to purchase a half-gallon milk, compared to 56 minutes at … Continue reading
I once asked an older woman if she would teach a children’s Bible class. She seemed to be the perfect candidate for the position; she was well-versed in the scriptures, and had an abundance of time on her hands. But … Continue reading