Stewardship can be so abstract, but stories break down the barriers to make it personal and relatable. This video from Luther Seminary’s Rethinking Stewardship program explains. (Photo: Mikhail Nilov via Pexels)
New ideas, fresh approaches, deep insights — these are what you’ll find with Luther Seminary’s free resource. Prepared with congregations in mind by the seminary’s Center for Stewardship Leaders. (Photo: Steve Bowbrick, Creative Commons)
The current high level of inflation is roiling the economy, bringing uncertainty and fear of the future. Horizons Stewardship suggests three ways it’s already affecting your church. (Photo: Steve Jurvetson, Creative Commons)
The gospel is free, it’s true, but ministry to serve God’s people requires a cash flow. God blesses us with financial resources, but how well do we steward them? Smart Church Management has five things to consider.
In this season where the church is challenged in so many areas, we can’t lose our passion for generosity. Biblically rooted generosity and stewardship are an integral parts of making disciples and focusing on the mission God calls us to accomplish. Jim Shepperd of Generis offers some good advice.
Changes in employment, inflation and other economic factors are rippling through our culture, stressing the finances of God’s people. It will affect your congregation. Carey Nieuwhof offers six ways to be prepared. (Photo: Paul Huxley, Creative Commons)
“Terroir,” the word for the local environmental factors that give a particular wine or honey its distinctive flavor, can be applied to ministry, writes the director of the Wabash Pastoral Leadership Program. In Faith & Leadership.
Congregations are helping with the affordable housing crisis in our nation by building housing on their unused land. Aided by that have unused land are finding an excellent use for it: Building affordable housing. Religion News Service tells the story. ( Photo: Anete Lusina, Pexels)
People often say that the church is like a business, or should be more like a business. But by the metrics of business management and capitalism, the work of churches and pastors is redundant, Pastor Melissa Florer-Bixler writes in Faith & Leadership. (Photo: Alejandro Rdguez, Creative Commons)
Some churches are so close-lipped about money that members may suspect that subject is taboo. Yet nothing could be further from the truth. The Lewis Center for Church Leadership shares ideas on how to have productive conversation about money and giving. (Photo: Daniel Dionne, Creative Commons)