It’s way too easy to get over your head in credit card debt. One stretch of careless spending or financial hardship can put you in a real crunch. What’s the way out of the hole? Experian looks at some of the best strategies. (Photo: (c) tanawatpontchour – Fotolia.com)
Most of us spend lots of time indoors. The air we breathe in our homes and workplaces can cause health problems from chemicals, gases, mold and pests. The Environmental Protection Agency has a complete guide to help you! (Photo: Andrea Piacquadio, Pexels)
In this season where the church is challenged in so many areas, we can’t lose our passion for generosity. Biblically rooted generosity and stewardship are an integral parts of making disciples and focusing on the mission God calls us to accomplish. Jim Shepperd of Generis offers some good advice.
What could be more natural than composting food waste? It turns scraps into nutrients for other plants. Talk about your cycle of life! Helpmecompost.com tells you how to get going. (Photo: Oregon State University, Creative Commons)
Stewardship campaigns love to quote Paul in 2 Corinthians 9:7, that “God loves a cheerful giver.” You see it on stickers and posters and refrigerator magnets. It may sound cheesy on the surface, but the phrase has some profound implications for Christian stewards. From Biblestudytools.com.
Many people who earn a good living are trapped in financial hell simply because they don’t know how to manage their money. It takes some effort and discipline, but financial freedom can be achieved, this resource from LifeWay says.
One in five American Christians gives nothing to charity, research shows. What does that mean for your church? Ann Michel of the Lewis Center for Church leadership shows you seven strategies to engage new givers, particularly younger ones. (Photo © James Steidl – Fotolia.com)
Since Jesus told us, “Be on your guard against all kinds of greed,” it might be a good idea for steward/disciples to learn just what kinds of greed there is in the world. This resource from Tithe.ly provides a good survey of Bible verses that explore the depth and dangers of greed.
An astounding 30 to 40 percent of the US food supply gets wasted. What a shame in a world where so many people are hungry. The US Food and Drug Administration suggests these tips to help us read our national goal of halving it by 2030. (Photo: Gareth Willey, Pexels.com)
Spring is in full bloom, and while blossoms and flowers are beautiful, for many it’s the season of suffering. Seasonal allergies can make you miserable, but the Mayo Clinic suggests some simple strategies to keep seasonal allergies under control. (Photo: Photo: Andrea Piacquadio, Pexels)