My 5 for Friday (October 11, 2019)

What is God’s desire for the rich? What makes a leader worth following? And how should you be saving for short and long-term goals?

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

  1. Saving for Short and Long-Term Goals by Michael Blue. Saving for short and long-term goals requires intentionality and a plan. Here, Michael Blue offers some practical steps and encouragement for you as you seek to build savings goals, all while remembering to “make sure to keep all of your savings available to God at all times.”
  2. Ask Chuck: The Secret to a Secure Future by Chuck Bentley. As much as one can plan and prepare for a secure financial future, this security is not guaranteed. Chuck Bentley reminds the reader that ultimately you have to remember that “regardless of how well you’ve planned for the future, you must trust God with it all one day at a time.”
  3. 5 Things a Leader Worth Following Always Gets Right by Carey Nieuwhof. “Character—far more than skill set—determines how deeply and passionately people follow you. A leader with character is a leader worth following.” What does this type of character include? Carey Nieuwhof points out five things that contribute to this type of leader.
  4. God’s Desire for One-Percenters by Eric Geiger. “If you make $30,000 you are in the top 1.2% of income-earners in the world.” Here, Eric Geiger points out the particular responsibility of the wealthy, the one-percenter, and encourages the reader to live out what God has commanded in 1 Timothy.
  5. Take these 3 steps to start saving now by Michelle Fox. “Emergencies occur. So, it makes sense to start putting money aside. Yet many Americans aren’t.” Here, Kathy Kraninger gives the reader some practical first steps to start the habit of saving.

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