Why we give


By Mike Coyner. This post originally appeared as part of a stewardship emphasis on the “Indiana United Methodists” website; Coyner is the Bishop of the Indiana Area in the United Methodist Church. This is the season of stewardship and pledge drives and other financial efforts in many of our churches and institutions. Every day it [Read More...]

A five-minute guide to money (part two of a series on money management)


Yesterday in this space we shared a few tips that might help you get your finances in order. Very good advice–but as Christians, we have a larger framework to put that advice in.  Recently on the blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Drew Larson laid out those principles–aimed at college students, to be sure, but useful [Read More...]

Five ways to stop living paycheck to paycheck (part one of a series on money management)


Part of being faithful to God in our work involves being faithful to God with our resources. But for many of us, we feel at sea here–how do we better take care of our money and handle that dreaded B-word (budget)? We’ve pulled in a couple of pieces of thoughtful advice on the topic from [Read More...]