The Lutheran Church’s standard offering prayers provide a gateway to understanding the basics of stewardship. This article and study guide from Living Lutheran magazine explores the idea in a format perfect for individuals or groups. (Photo © alphaspirit – Fotolia.com)
The biblical call to stewardship will lead us to foster quality of life. The quality of life that is measured only by material goods and economic factors is incomplete. This essay and workshop guide explores.
Here’s an in-depth stewardship curriculum that can help your congregation learn not only what the Bible has to say about stewardship, but also how to live as steward-disciples. From the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, the free eight-part study invites deep engagement with Scripture as a way to explore what stewardship means to us as 21st century disciples […]
Our culture is saturated with money, and that presents enormous spiritual dangers. Wealth can seduce and enslave us. This curriculum from Everence offers six lessons exploring biblical generosity and ways to avoid and confront the allure of wealth and put money in its proper place in our lives. (Photo © laurent hamels – Fotolia.com)
People who don’t have any money to spare can’t give more to church, and if folks are mismanaging their money they won’t have money to spare. This is most certainly true. Many congregations are responding by teaching household finance. These free lesson plans from the Center for Faith & Giving can equip your church! (Photo […]
For folks who an in-depth understanding of stewardship and how it relates to theology and church life, here’s a wonderful free series of six lessons that provide everything you need! Each lesson begins with a 15-minute video talk from Dr. Joel Biermann of Concordia Seminary and has a study guide to let you take it […]
Your Christian Ed committee will want to know about these three lesson plans that explore generosity. Designed be used individually or as a series, each lesson runs 50-60 minutes and is for mixed ages. From the Center for Stewardship Leaders at Luther Seminary. (Photo © alphaspirit – Fotolia.com)