My 5 for Friday (July 27, 2018)

How can you share about personal generosity appropriately? What goes into making a good decision? And what can you do to find courage when you need it?

These questions and more are answered in this week’s My 5 for Friday.

  1. Ask Chuck: What Are The Characteristics Of A Good Steward? by Chuck Bentley. In order to grow in stewardship, it’s important to have godly examples. So how do you know the type of person who could mentor you in this way? Here, Chuck Bentley explains different characteristics of mentors who would be worth following in the journey to godly stewardship.
  2. Clear Steps to Smart Decision-Making by Dan Reiland. Decisions are inescapable as a leader, but Dan Reiland offers the encouragement that “decision-making is a skill, you can practice and get better at it.” Where should you start? Check out this article for clear steps to smart decision-making.
  3. What to Do When You Don’t Have Courage by Ron Edmondson. Leadership oftentimes requires courage that you don’t feel you have. So what happens when you reach this point? Ron Edmondson gives a quick tip on how vision plays an important part in building courage. It’s worth reading.
  4. Can Rich People Get to Heaven? from Seedtime. What should we make of Jesus’ claim that “it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God”? Check out this post to see what this passage means as well as the responsibility God entrusts to those with riches.
  5. Are We Called To Share About Our Generosity? by Leslie Melby. Talking about personal generosity can be uncomfortable. But does that mean we should never talk about it? Leslie Melby offers helpful guidelines in how we can encourage others in generosity through sharing our personal experiences.

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