There is a strong connection between discipleship, spirituality and stewardship, says Archbishop Paul J. Etienne, Archdiocese of Seattle. Study and learn from his short video and accompanying summary of a pastoral letter on stewardship. Great for groups or individuals.
How much of your time can you invest to grow in deeper discipleship? The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod suggests “1 percent” — 14 minutes a day – as a starting point. Explore and share this bulletin insert. How can you live into it? (Photo: Mat Brown, Pexels.com)
Plan to teach your folks in your congregation about stewardship. This three-lesson package from Luther Seminary’s Center for Stewardship leaders is an ideal way to begin! Each session is planned for about an hour and suitable for mixed age groups. (Photo © alphaspirit – Fotolia.com)
“To tithe or not to tithe?” That is the question many Christians ask when they consider how much to contribute to God’s ministries. This article from Westminster Theological Seminary reviews tithing in the Old Testament. (Photo: Woodleywonderworks, Creative Commons )
We all love the Bible’s stories of Jesus’ birth, with their heartwarming characters, from the Shepherds to the Magi. But looking at them closely, we can all learn how each gave generously. From the Signatry. (Photo: brockvicky, Creative Commons)
While stewardship does include how we get, spend, and give our money, this narrow definition of stewardship as church fund raising falls far short of the rich, comprehensive understanding of stewardship that we find in the Bible. MinistryMatters explores. (Photo © alphaspirit – Fotolia.com)
Unless families model and teach generosity in the home, our children may learn toxic ideas about sharing and giving. How can families be intentional about generosity? Here are 10 ways. (Photo: Neeta Lind, Creative Commons)
Simplicity is seeking first the Kingdom of God, Karen Wingate asserts in her Bible study on simple living. In it she looks at a number of topics that point to how Christians can discover simple living as a spiritual discipline.
How does a faithful Christian regard and use money in our hyper-consumer culture? This five-part Bible study explores a practical, commonsense approach for everyday people. From dougbrittonbooks.com. (Photo © Alfredo Muller – Fotolia.com)
Messages are woven throughout the Bible about stewardship and how we are responsible for the proper use and management of everything God has entrusted to us. This study guide from the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, explores.