The spiritual practice of discernment may be a useful tool for congregations when it comes to matters of stewardship of money. According to spiritual director Teresa Blythe, engaging a congregation in prayer and deep reflection as a way of listening for how God’s Spirit is guiding them as stewards can prove helpful in matters of money and mission. Click here to read the entire article posted on the Patheos website. (Photo by hickory hardscrabble used under Creative Commons License. Thanks!)
About the Author
Teresa is a full time spiritual director and author of numerous books and articles about spirituality. She graduated from San Francisco Theological Seminary (M.Div. and Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction) in 2000 and has since been serving as a spiritual director and educator for individuals and groups, leading retreats, offering workshops and keynoting conferences on various aspects of contemplative Christian spirituality. She is the manager of Blythe Spirit LLC, an enterprise devoted to promoting spiritual well-being through contemplation, spiritual direction and education. See Teresa Blythe's website.