Not long ago I began a research project on stewardship. I was convinced that we often think too small. It was during this time that I met an older gentleman who never thought small and certainly not when it came to his stewardship of the blessings God provided.
Milton Afonso was born into a very humble home on December 12, 1921. Even as a child he was committed to helping with the family finances. After school, he would leave his home, barefoot, to sell candy.
Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, and his wife Priscilla Chan, gave a donation of US$970 million last year to the Silicon Valley Foundation, a charity that manages and distributes charitable funds.
When I think of how good God has been to me, I shudder because I could not even have imagined the possibility of a life like this. I remember, as a little girl, saving my lunch money to give extra for Sabbath School offering.