Not all lessons are learned in Sunday school. Storybooks that your children will cherish can teach them important lessons in generosity, abundance, sharing, community, family and other stewardship topics. Instead of buying the child on your list the latest toy du jour that will be forgotten by New Year’s Day, consider these suggested by Familius. […]
The church leader looking for books on stewardship faces a rich supply of options. Amid the field of excellent publications, Walter Brueggemann’s 2016 work Money and Possessions offers a distinctive perspective — sophisticated biblical study and prophetic speaking. From Adam Copeland at Luther Seminary’s Center for Stewardship Leaders. (Photo: Allen Sheffield, Creative Commons)
In his 2013 book “Charity: The Place of the Poor in the Biblical Tradition,” University of Notre Dame theologian Gary A. Anderson challenges Protestants to take seriously the biblical commands–and promises–about giving to those in need, according to this review from ChristianityToday.com. (Photo by Ed Yourdon, used by Creative Commons license)
Just Living: February 18, 2008
In her year of simplifying her life, our columnist faced a perplexing problem: What about the books?