If you're interested in learning more about biblical stewardship, there are lots of resources available to you. Here are some free Christ Fellowship staff favorites:
Pastor Ed Stetzer teaches the biblical principle of tithing in a sermon at Christ Fellowship.
Andy Stanley's Balanced series has the makings of a modern classic. This 6-part sermon series deals with both the heart issues and the mechanics of managing our finances day-to-day. You can watch it for free here.
Pastor Brandon Hiltibidal talks about "Imitating a Generous God" here.
Pastor Ed Stetzer unpacks the basic principle that God is the owner and we are the managers in this sermon at Christ Fellowship.
In our finance classes, we use a variety of different budget forms to help us be intentional in our financial management. Here's a few of our favorite free resources:
Quick Start Budget
Dave Ramsey's Quick Start Budget. This is a simple form for those working on a budget for the first time.
Monthly Cash Flow Plan
Dave Ramsey's complete Monthly Cash Flow Plan. A more comprehensive budget template that helps you plan to spend every dollar.
Irregular Income Planning
Dave Ramsey's Irregular Income Planning form. This is a great resource for self-employed people, or for people on commission.
For people who like to work in Excel, try these six Excel-based forms. This file includes a spending record, balance sheet, personal spending plan, and tools for managing non-monthly expenses.
Want to check to see if your spending is in the normal range? Check out Dave Ramsey's Recommended Budget Percentages.
Bible Reading Plans
Want to learn what the Bible has to say about money and generosity? Read these great daily devotionals right on your phone:
"Financial Fitness," by Rick Warren
"The Legacy Journey," by Dave Ramsey
"Financial Wisdom from Proverbs," by Dave Ramsey
"How to be Rich," by Andy Stanley