My 5 for Friday (August 30, 2019)

Should you ever co-sign a loan? How can you move towards giving sacrificially? And why is important to review your budget often?

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

  1. Moving Toward Sacrificial Giving by Michael Blue. How does someone move from giving to giving sacrificially? Michael Blue looks at 2 Corinthians 8 and shows that “Sacrificial giving…only flows from a heart that believes it is all God’s and we are simply His distributors.”
  2. 7 Areas of Life Where Every Leader Must Set Goals by Dan Miller. Healthy leaders don’t just have goals for their teams and those they’re leading, but for themselves as well. Here, Dan Miller gives seven areas where it’s important for leaders to set personal goals. Check it out.
  3. 10 Realities I Would Share with Every Young Leader by Ron Edmondson. There are certain realities that come with leadership that are true across the board. Ron Edmondson highlights ten of them here, so that young leaders won’t be blind-sided when they are faced with these realities, and also realize they’re not alone.
  4. Why You Should Review Your Budget Often by Matt Bell. “Glancing at your budget throughout the month helps you stay within your spending limits. It also helps you make sure you have enough money to cover costs and keep you moving toward your goals.” Check out this article from Matt Bell, where he shows the importance of reviewing your budget often.
  5. Ask Chuck: Should I Co-Sign A Loan? by Chuck Bentley. The decision to co-sign a loan is often one that involves emotion. But be careful, co-signing a loan could leave you stuck in ways you didn’t anticipate. Check out this article from Chuck Bentley where he lays out the potential dangers of co-signing a loan.  

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