Doctors agree that the standard American diet causes thousands of early or unnecessary deaths every year. The White House is working on a strategy to encourage people to eat more healthfully, NPR reports. (Photo © saje – Fotolia.com)
Most churches say it every week, but what can the Apostle’s Creed teach us about stewardship? Plenty, as this classic essay reveals. (Photo: Ben Sutherland Rousalts, Creative Commons)
Medical science has confirmed the many benefits of stretching your body. It improves everything from flexibility to mood and stress. But the Mayo Clinic says its important to stretch properly. This resource, including its link to proper stretches, can get you going.
“It’s easy to quit smoking,” Mark Twain joked, adding, “I’ve done it lots of times.” And so have millions of Americans. The federal Centers for Disease Control has lots of resources to help — even counseling! (Photo: Trevor Coultart, Creative Commons)
We know that generosity is a key to biblical stewardship, but what does the Bible say about the opposite — being stingy? Quite a bit, actually. Biblereasons explores. Supplement your study with this article about the psychology of stinginess.
The weather is getting warmer, the days are longer, and it’s easier to get outside. It’s a perfect set of circumstances to take steps to embrace a healthier you for the year. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have good advice. (Photo © Sebastian Duda – Fotolia.com)
Because Christ rose from the grave, we also walk in newness of life. April’s free Stewardship Toolkit explores the implications for steward-disciples, with a newsletter article and RCL-based Sunday bulletin blurbs. (Photo: Neil T, Creative Commons)
Going without enough sleep is risky. Sleep is essential to every process in the body, affecting our physical and mental functioning the next day, our ability to fight disease and develop immunity, and our metabolism and chronic disease risk, says the University of Michigan School of Public Health. (Photo: Meagan, Creative Commons)
Some churches are so close-lipped about money that members may suspect that subject is taboo. Yet nothing could be further from the truth. The Lewis Center for Church Leadership shares ideas on how to have productive conversation about money and giving. (Photo: Daniel Dionne, Creative Commons)
New Year’s Resolutions offer a great opportunity to set new goals and start new ventures. But this year, rebrand them as stewardship resolutions. After all, Christian stewardship starts with the premise that we actually own nothing because God owns it all. (Photo: Erephas, Creative Commons)