How often are the grants awarded? Grants are awarded twice a year. What are the deadlines to apply? Application deadlines are March 15 and September 15. Notification of grant awards will be made by May 15 and November 15. For how much may my organization apply? Grants will normally range from $1,000 to $8,000; in […]
May Toolkit: Thank God for our families
With Mother’s Day next month and Father’s Day in June, May is the perfect time to thank God for our families. May’s free newsletter article explores the theme. Also, RCL-based “Snippets” for your Sunday bulletin.
It’s just good stewardship to follow God’s ways
RCL reflection, Sixth Sunday after Epiphany, Year A. February 12, 2023
A theme runs through this week’s Scripture readings: God calls us to be stewards of our lives in ways that love God and our neighbors. Mary Simonson Clark explores. (Photo: John Taylor, Creative Commons)
The U.S. diet is ‘deadly,’ but here’s how to eat healthier
Doctors agree that the standard American diet causes thousands of early or unnecessary deaths every year. The White House is working on a strategy to encourage people to eat more healthfully, NPR reports. (Photo © saje – Fotolia.com)
A stewardship examination of the Apostle’s Creed
Most churches say it every week, but what can the Apostle’s Creed teach us about stewardship? Plenty, as this classic essay reveals. (Photo: Ben Sutherland Rousalts, Creative Commons)
Enjoy the many health benefits of stretching
Medical science has confirmed the many benefits of stretching your body. It improves everything from flexibility to mood and stress. But the Mayo Clinic says its important to stretch properly. This resource, including its link to proper stretches, can get you going.
Kick butts: It’s possible to quit smoking for good
“It’s easy to quit smoking,” Mark Twain joked, adding, “I’ve done it lots of times.” And so have millions of Americans. The federal Centers for Disease Control has lots of resources to help — even counseling! (Photo: Trevor Coultart, Creative Commons)
Stinginess – study the opposite of generosity
We know that generosity is a key to biblical stewardship, but what does the Bible say about the opposite — being stingy? Quite a bit, actually. Biblereasons explores. Supplement your study with this article about the psychology of stinginess.
Follow these strategies for a healthier spring 2022
The weather is getting warmer, the days are longer, and it’s easier to get outside. It’s a perfect set of circumstances to take steps to embrace a healthier you for the year. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have good advice. (Photo © Sebastian Duda – Fotolia.com)
April’s Toolkit explores Easter stewardship
Because Christ rose from the grave, we also walk in newness of life. April’s free Stewardship Toolkit explores the implications for steward-disciples, with a newsletter article and RCL-based Sunday bulletin blurbs. (Photo: Neil T, Creative Commons)
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