Fishin’ for Folk

Narrative Lectionary Reflection, Third Sunday after Epiphany, Year 3, January 22, 2017
Is responding to Jesus’ call to discipleship a stewardship issue? More specifically, does it make a difference how we respond to Jesus’ call? We’ve heard the “fish for people” lesson; it’s not a new story, and it still has meaning today. (Photo: W. Scott, Fotolia, Thanks!)

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Statistically, church giving is a long way from the biblical benchmark of a tithe — 10 percent. And it’s too bad, because universal tithing would create a wave of benevolence, goodwill and mission that would wash away much human suffering and pain. But the truth is, giving is NOT a money issue, but a heart […]

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It’s not the person who collects the money, counts the money or deposits the money. It’s not the person who heads up the annual campaign or chooses a stewardship theme, writes Rebekah Simon-Peters. It’s not the person who collects the money, counts the money or deposits the money. In fact, the most important stewardship job has nothing to do with money. (Photo: MichiganFirstCU) … [Read More...]

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