Through your Power of Attorney for Finance, you select the person, called your power of attorney, who will handle your financial matters if you are unable to handle them yourself. Since this person is managing your cash and investments, it is wise to select a person who understands your philosophy of Christian stewardship and is willing to make decisions that are consistent with your wishes.
Your Power of Attorney for Health Care allows you to designate your health care agent and to communicate your wishes regarding end-of-life medical care. Within the medical community, the patient is giving autonomy over his/her medical decisions. If you are unable to make your own medical decisions, you want a health care agent who will make ethical decisions that are consistent with Biblical principles and also be reflective of your personal wishes.
These documents help you communicate your Christian perspective regarding the principles of stewardship and the value of human life. These two documents are extremely important, because they provide directives that apply while you are still alive.