More churches have been destroyed by bad stewardship than any other factor.
For every church that started a ministry they couldn’t afford and saw the money come in after the fact, there may be 100 churches that went bankrupt and/or closed their doors when the needed money didn’t materialize.
It didn’t matter how much they believed, or how hard they prayed.
Spending money you don’t have isn’t faith, it’s bad stewardship.
The Alternative To Poor Stewardship
Jesus asked “if you have not been trustworthy in handling worldly wealth, who will trust you with true riches?” (Luke 16:11).
Nowhere is that more true than in our handling of church finances – money that has been given to God’s work. When people entrust us with being stewards of their hard-earned tithes and offerings, we have an inescapable obligation to use it wisely for God’s work.
The answer to bad stewardship isn’t more money or more faith. It’s better stewardship.
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