Religious leaders have the responsibility (and opportunity!) to invite people of faith into a soul-deep conversation about money and, perhaps more importantly, about worth, writes Melissa Spas of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. She serves up good food for thought in this season of consumerism. (Photo: Jim Robinson, Creative Commons)
When it comes to stewardship ministry, too often we want unrealistically fast results — the program that will increase revenue by 20 percent in the first year. Using a gardening analogy, Anne Brock of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy explores what it means to plant seeds of abundance.
Check out the new study Connected to Give: Faith Communities, published by Jumpstart and Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. This groundbreaking research is important reading for anyone interested in stewardship and giving in faith communities. Click here for more information. (Photo: , Creative Commons)