Tagged: stewardship

Does Jesus Want Me to Be Poor?

By Carol R. Cool “Got a dollar?” Pretending I don’t see her, I keep walking, a bit more quickly. When I get to the corner, I glance back to see the homeless woman still on the...

No Boom without Bust

Against Enormous Odds, an Activist Fights Fracking in His Hometown by Aaron Foltz In many ways Williamsport, Pa., (pop. 29,304) is the perfect American city. Nestled into a river valley, it’s the town where...

Consuming Christianly?

by Al Hsu In modern society, consumption is inescapable. So the question is not whether or not we consume, but in what ways and to what degree. In many ways it is easier to...

Leaning into Jesus

What happens when we allow Jesus to exchange our scarcity for his abundance? by Shane Enete I still remember how I felt when I received my first paycheck on a cool spring day during...

Our Property, God’s Property

by Fletcher Harper The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it… Psalm 24:1 To reconcile divine ownership with the realities of modern life, it’s important...

Every Day Is Earth Day

by Rob Blezard One day a year our nation leaves its climate-controlled houses and SUVs long enough to stroll through some woods, pluck a beer can from the roadside, plant a tree or two,...

Cinematic Critiques of Culture

by Matt Rindge When asked what especially worried him about contemporary culture, Czechoslovakian philosopher Vitezslav Gardavsky replied: “The terrible threat is that we might die before we really do die, before death has become...