Week 1: Word
Take some time to read, meditate and journal on how these Scripture passages speaks to God’s part and our part in budgeting.
2 Now it is required that those who have been given a trust must prove faithful. – 1 Chronicles 4:2 (NIV)
11 Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power
and the glory and the majesty and the splendor,
for everything in heaven and earth is yours.
Yours, Lord, is the kingdom;
you are exalted as head over all.
12 Wealth and honor come from you;
you are the ruler of all things.
In your hands are strength and power
to exalt and give strength to all.
– 1 Chronicles 29:11-12 (NIV)
Week 2: Watch
Howard Dayton first shares a bit of his story of how he has been in the ministry of helping followers of Jesus understand what God has to say about money.
In this second clip – Howard explains that the Biblical bar is set high for believers and practical ways to achieve a “D day.”
Week 3: Read
Begin by reading this very practical blog about spending by Dave Ramsey.
Also Read the Executive Summary of Nancy Sleeth’s book Go Green, Save Green with some practical ways to save money and be a better steward of creation.
Week 4: Reflect
Spend time this week with your mentor and ask them about their financial journey regarding Giving Saving and Spending. Ask if they have ever taken a Compass:Small Group Study, if not you may want to consider starting a class with them