Is Bruce Springsteen a Good Steward?
By Gaines Huguley
I recently watched the Netflix documentary Springsteen On Broadway, a concert residency by Bruce Springsteen held at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City in October of 2017. Springsteen shares intensely personal stories from his life and acoustic versions of some of his best-known songs in an intimate one-man show.
In full disclosure, it’s a little long for the casual Springsteen fan and some profanity is used for creative emphasis. However, the music and the storytelling are exceptional and captivating. The closing is totally unexpected and especially moving, as Springsteen asks the audience to receive the Lord’s Prayer as a “benediction.”
It got me to thinking… is Bruce Springsteen a good steward?
God has entrusted him to be a generous steward of not only his treasure, but also his time and talents. In this instance, Springsteen is using his immense, God-given talents and time to share the love of Christ.
God calls each of us to be generous stewards of everything He has given unto our care. The faithful practice of stewardship requires making choices. Among those choices is the decision to choose where we will invest our finances, time and talents. While making those decisions, consider God’s unfailing faithfulness to us. Our choices will reveal the relative importance of God in our lives.
God’s love for us is the ultimate model for our continued faithful commitment to stewardship in return. Consider your talents. How can they be used glorify our Father in heaven?
Consecration Sunday – the day we dedicate our gifts of time, talent, and treasure to God – will be celebrated on November 15. Pledge cards have been mailed, but they also can be filled out online. Click here to find out more and to fill out your pledge for 2021.