Operating a church—indeed, propagating the gospel—requires money or at least some kind of material support. And so the raising of money becomes a legitimate concern of the church's leaders. But what role does stewardship play in the members' spiritual life? To what motivation should a responsible pastor appeal in leading members to meet the financial needs of their church?
Setting proper priorities at home is always a problem. Children's needs can almost seem like a distraction. These experiences, shared by a busy educator/mother, may cause you to reexamine or reaffirm your priorities.