Resource-Stewarding Devotions

Being resource-stewards means maximizing our time, talent, and treasure for the glory of God and the good of others. The opposite of resource-stewarding is resource-wasting. But what are the specific resources we are to steward? The following posts urge us not to waste some of the often-overlooked resources God entrusts to us, situations that present us with opportunities to display the glory of God.

Don’t Waste Death, by Phillip Holmes

Don’t Waste Your Mornings, John Piper interview/transcript

Don’t Waste Your Weaknesses, by John Piper

Don’t Waste Your Cancer, by John Piper and David Powlison

Don’t Waste Your Life Sentence, 30-minute video

Don’t Waste the Sound of Sirens, by Jonathan Parnell

Ten Lessons from a Hospital Bed, by John Piper

Steward the Gifts God Has Assigned to You, by Jon Bloom

Here’s a reflection activity for your students: Give them time to write their own “Don’t waste your ____.” I’d love to hear what they come up with? Don’t waste your drive to school?  Don’t waste your study hall? Don’t waste your senior year? Don’t waste your friendships? What would it look like to do those everyday things with a holy ambition to maximize them all for the glory of God and the good of others?


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