More and more congregations are seeing that relying on just the money received in weekly donations from members to live into the mission God has called them into is no longer enough. Grace Duddy Pomroy of Luther Seminary explores some alternatives.
At too many churches, the offering part of the service is the same as it was when grandma was a confirmand. But rather than cease the offering entirely, reboot it freshness and creativity to meet the needs and habits of a new generation. Grace Duddy Pomroy of Luther Seminary explains. (Photo:Don Brown, Creative Commons)
When money comes your way, your first instinct on what to do with ittmay say a lot about your money personality. Are you a saver, spender, giver, or acquirer? Or some combination of them. Stewardship author and speaker Grace Duddy Pomroy explores this issue in her blog. (Photo: Steven DePolo, Creative Commons)
There is a deep hunger in our culture for honest talk about money and faith. The best wayis to talk about money whenever you can — and not ask for it, argues stewardship writer Grace Duddy Pomroy. From the Center for Stewardship Leaders.
What does the Bible say about possessions and money? Obviously, a lot. This article (and the accompanying podcast) provide some key basic understandings that can ground your congregation in stewardship. Article by stewardship experts Chick Lane and Grace Duddy Pomroy, (Photo © Alfredo Miller – Fotolia.com)
“Why is stewardship so stinking difficult?” That’s a question you hear many congregational leaders ask, and it’s also a chapter in the new resource offered by Charles R. Lane and Grace Duddy Pomroy. “Embracing Stewardship” addresses that age-old question by offering both a solid theoretical/theological grounding and practical, down-to-earth approaches for making stewardship an everyday part of a congregation’s life together. An accessible, affordable resource.