Serving The World With Your Talents Matters!

An Encouragement to Steward Your Gifts Well

This is a guest post written by my good friend, Madelyn Littles. Her and another friend of mine, Lisa Crumbley, have recently released a new book that energized my soul, my love for God and reminded me that no matter where we are in our life journey, He always has a purpose for us.  I invite you to see a little bit behind the scenes of the collaborative book-writing effort entitled, Coincidence or God-Incidence? You Decide. Find out more about the book here. Also, follow this dream team on Twitter, Facebook and their web site.

What does it mean to steward the talents that God has given us? Is it enough to acknowledge that we have them and move on? Probably not. God has given us these talents for a reason – He has a purpose to be accomplished.

If someone asked me what my talents are, I would rattle off a list of the things that I do well and that I enjoy doing. These are hobbies, and perhaps even gifts, but are they really my God-given talents? Sometimes the talents that God gives us aren’t immediately evident. Sometimes our talents might be something that we struggle with, that we have to work at and cultivate before we can succeed at it.

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