STEWARDSHIP IN MINISTRY

Church as it functions as the body of Christ in the world, monetary transactions and material possessions is inevitable. Functioning of the local congregation necessitates financialresource and also for fulfilling the great commission finances becomes essential. But...

PROSPERITY vs POVERTY – A CHRISTIAN APPROACH (Luke 16)

“If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.” – Edmund Burke A great part of the teachings of Jesus contained teachings on wealth and prosperity and the futility of money and riches. We understand that...

GOD AND MAMMON

Dr. Domenic Marbaniang Christian Minister and Provost at Central India Theological Seminary. He is also author of several books on Amazon, Lulu, and Google Playstore. He prolifically blogs at Marbaniang.com “You cannot serve God and mammon.” (Matt.6:24) Life is a...

GOD’S MANNA ECONOMY: MONEY AND WEALTH, AN OLD TESTAMENT PERSEPCTIVE

God is the Owner of Everything The Hebrew Bible clearly states that God is the sole owner and creator of everything. The theology of God’s ownership can be seen in many passages of the Old Testament. Psalm 24:1 says “The earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it, the...

FINANCIAL STEWARDSHIP – AN ETHICAL PERSPECTIVE

The Bible speaks volumes on money and material possessions. Out of the 38 parables of Jesus, 16 are concerning money. Approximately 2,000 verses in the Bible deal with this subject. Jesus asks us not to lay up for ourselves treasures on earth; “but lay up for...