As I mentioned, the first of the seven stages of the process to financial stewardship is understanding the right plan or general thinking about your finances.
The key to remember: we(like banks and other financial institutions) need to focus on now rather than hoarding for “someday”. When we are focused on cash flow, everything that we are stewarding is focused on now. We are able to react immediately in any way that God calls us. If He calls us to give a large amount of money to some person, charity, or cause, we have the cash flow to put towards this. We are not stuck in the position that most find themselves of feeling like they have to dig into their hoarded wealth, afraid that by giving it away they will not have enough. Read the rest of this entry »