Tag: Stewardship

True stewardship is about the shift in perspective from climbing up a tree to serve one’s own ends to climbing down to serve others.

Although a superficial reading might suggest a straightforward interpretation of the Parable of the Talents, closer examination reveals troubling contradictions between this interpretation and the broader teaching of the gospel. Reading it as a descriptive parable of economic injustice provides us with a more satisfying, albeit grim, alternative interpretation.