Exalting Ourselves*

<LISTEN>Years ago some kind soul sent me a book on the devil. It was rather dated, from the 1960s I believe, complete with little caricature drawings of Satan as our adversary. I’m ashamed to admit my first thought was, I know plenty about spiritual warfare; this looks juvenile. I was put off by the outdated style and …

Truths that Transform The Steward’s Mindset: Earning, by Andrew Wheeler.

Working for a paycheck.  Working for the weekend.  Working for retirement.  Though we wouldn’t put it this way, many of us are working primarily so that at some point we won’t have to. Work – and Earning – is where the financial equation begins.  A Spending Plan assumes that we have something to spend, presumably …

The Giving Pledge

This morning I read an article at the Chronicle of Philanthropy that revisits the Giving Pledge, an agreement among some of the richest people in the world to change the way people give. Meeting in 2009, financial superstars like Bill and Melinda Gates, George Soros, Oprah Winfrey, Warren Buffet, Ted Turner and more came up with the …