Here are two free stewardship Bible studies for teens: “More than Enough” and “The Truth about Money” from the ecumenical website teensundayschool.com. (Photo: 401 (K) 2013, Creative Commons)
Here’s a free, downloadable booklet from the folks at New American Dream. You’ll find excellent suggestions for raising healthy children in the midst of consumer culture. (Photo: crimfants, Creative Commons).
In this article, Daniel Goleman, Ph.D., discusses why it is important to teach ecoliteracy to develop social and emotional learning skills. These principles are equally applicable to Christian education programs and parish life initiatives.
Lectionary Reflection for the 10th Sunday after Pentecost, July 28, 2013
Today’s lessons offer wisdom for those too timid or troubled or tired of praying. Jesus tells us to ask, and Paul reminds us that we have received. How can we help equip our communities to be confident in prayer, deepening the roots of faith, and bearing fruit abundantly? Read on! (Photo: Leland Francisco, Creative Commons)
Here’s a free, seven-part curriculum for leaders who want to plumb the depths of their congregation’s financial soul.
Here’s a detailed article by Bill McKibben published in the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine that explains the chilling math of climate change. Regardless of where you stand on the issue, McKibben’s thoughtful analysis is a must-read for anyone who cares about the stewardship of creation. Click here to access the article. (Photo by […]
First Sunday of Christmas Lectionary Reflection
January 1, 2012
Today is the perfect opportunity to honor the gift of God’s son, the Word made flesh, and the children and families in the worshiping community. (Photo by “clairity” used under Creative Commons License. Thanks!)
JUST LIVING Blog
A trip to the grocery store reminds our blogger that her daughter’s financial health and preparedness are not to be taken for granted. (Photo by gmnonic used under Creative Commons License. Thanks!
One aspect of the Christian life that often gets little attention in most Lutheran confirmation programs is environmental stewardship. Following is a six-session program that concentrates on how each individual person interacts with his or her surrounding environment. The program has three basic goals; an awareness of how many resources it takes for each of us to live, an awareness of the amounts and kinds of waste each of us generates, and an awareness of our human and Christian responsibility to steward the use of God’s creation.
1st Sunday in Lent, Year A, March 13, 2011
You are invited to enter fully into Lent, to walk through the wilderness of your sin, sorrow, and suffering and to experience the presence of your Lord. Will you accept the invitation? (Photo by archer10 used under Creative Commons License. Thanks!)