Practicing Christian mindfulness and prayer can not only bring one closer to God, but it can also reduce stress, lengthen our lives and improve our body’s responses to a wide variety of illnesses and conditions. Joan Watson explains.
Forming a lay-led stewardship team is key to a successful stewardship campaign and to fostering a culture of generosity. Ann Michel of The Lewis Center for Church Leadership explains why and how. (Photo (c) Robert Kneschke, Fotolia.com)
Inflation is putting the pressure on family budget, and perhaps nowhere more than the food budget. How can folks put food on the table without sacrificing nutrition? Today.com offers some great tips. (Photo: Jack Sparrow, Pexels)
Why are the Danes among the happiest people in the world? This month’s Stewardship Toolkit explores in a newsletter article and RCL-based snippets for your Sunday bulletin. NOTE: Download works best with a browser other than Chrome.
Your free toolkit offers an original newsletter and RCL-based Sunday bulletin snippets. Communication and education can help change your congregation’s stewardship culture. Note: The Toolkits work best in a browser other than Chrome.
You don’t have to be a Wall Street tycoon or a CEO to feel the lure and power of greed, especially in North America. In our consumer culture all of us are pray to greed’s destructive influence. This Bible study from Crosswalk.com helps you unpack it. (Photo © f9photos – Fotolia.com)
RCL Reflection for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, May 29, 2022.
Jesus calls the church, as diverse as we Christians are, to be one. That’s quite a challenge in today’s highly polarized world, but what might happen if we take the mission seriously? Focusing on deep relationship and what we have in common through Jesus would be one way to start.
Your annual fall campaign may seem a long way off, but it will be here before you know it! Time to assemble or strengthen that stewardship team. The late Terry Parsons of the Episcopal Church has some timeless advice. (Photo (c) Robert Kneschke, Fotolia.com)
Summer doesn’t have to be a time for low giving. June’s free Stewardship Toolkit suggests ways to encourage your congregants to stay on-schedule with their offerings. Also, weekly RCL-based bulletin snippets. (Photo: Dylan Foley, Creative Commons)
Spiritual leaders and places of worship can play an important role in fighting tobacco use, the number one cause of preventable death and disease in the United States. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can help. (Photo: Aphiwat Chuangchoem, Pexels)