How can leaders bring good stress to their teams? How can you spot mediocrity in your ministry? And what are some principles of biblical stewardship?
These questions and more are answered in this week’s My 5 for Friday.
Do you have some reservations about going on a short-term mission trip?
Maybe your pastor has told you that you should consider going on a short-term mission trip as a step of obedience to following Jesus. But you think, “I just don’t have the time right now,” or “I don’t have $2,000 laying around.” These feelings are understandable, but many times the excuses just fall short.
Your good friend approaches you about a loan. He doesn’t qualify for the loan on his own but was told that the loan could get approved if someone with better credit was a cosigner. Your friend wants to know if you can be a cosigner.
Your initial desire is to help. He is your friend. And that’s what friends do, right? They help in times of need.
I remember my first summer job. I was fifteen and worked at a putt-putt course and go-kart track. Many of you probably can recall your first summer job as well.
In the past, summer was a time when teenagers went out to find a job and make a few bucks until the start of the new school year. But this is changing.