Stewardship Soundings – Perspective is Important
Perspective is a powerful tool. We all know the test of pessimism or optimism presented by the image to the left. But, did you know that perspective can change the way you look at the world, people, and creation?
Consider these two answers to the stated question and how they might change your perspective:
Both of the above statements are a perspective informed by understanding stewardship. That is, that God made everything (water and air) and God made it abundant (refillable.)
Our God is a God of abundance, but we often speak and act like we have a God of scarcity. Ponder conversations from your recent past, did you hear things like:
The above is scarcity speak.
What might it look like to use abundancy speak? Might we hear:
We can accomplish so much more when we live as children of an abundant God. That is stewardship.