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?