Tag: money

stewardship

Blessing

  Our desire is not that others might be relieved while you are hard pressed, but that there might be equality. At the present time your plenty will supply what they need, so that in turn their plenty will supply what you need. The goal is equality, as it is written: “The one who gathered much did not have too…

Living Abundantly

No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other; you will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money. -Jesus, in the sixth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew Here’s an old sermon trick for you. Ready? Okay. It’s a series of reflective questions: If you could…

Sell All You Have

Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said, “You lack one thing; go, sell what you own, and give the money[a] to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.” When he heard this, he was shocked and went away grieving, for he had many possessions. -from the Gospel of Mark, chapter 10 I’m not sure…

How Should Quakers Run A Business?

Yesterday, Craig and I went to the Farmer’s Market. As is our custom when surrounded by healthful and delicious produce from all around Clinton County, Craig’s first stop was at the Pickard’s booth, because we can’t leave without some of Nancy’s cookies. We aren’t immune to the charms of vegetables, but those cookies are amazing. So, Craig asked for four…