Author: Center for Stewardship Leaders

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Cultivating God’s Expansive Generosity (Part Two)

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How do you turn generosity from a thought into a behavior? In part two of his look at generosity as discipleship, Larry Strenge examines the second and third shifts in mindset he feels are needed.
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Cultivating God’s Expansive Generosity (Part One)

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In part one of a two-part series, Pastor Larry Strenge shares the first of three mindset shifts he sees as being necessary for cultivating generosity.
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Forgive Us Our Debt (Part Two)

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Does Good Debt = Good People? Read part two of Katherine Shaner's look at the difference God's grace can make in the way we think about our money and our debts.
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Forgive Us Our Debt (Part One)

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Do our theologies suggest that balance sheets can never be the mark of our virtue, or even our value, within God’s economy?
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Understanding the Shifts in Stewardship

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Over the past twenty years or so, the stewardship landscape has shifted significantly.
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Becoming Aware of Our Abundance

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Bishop Erik Gronberg reflects on what he’s learned about stewardship health, given his lens as bishop in Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana.
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Leading When the Economy Falters

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Every congregation is impacted by the ebbs and flows of the economy that surrounds it. Particularly when things change relatively fast, how do we respond?
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The Gift of Generosity

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One of the sure markers of a steward is generosity. Not crazy, give-it-away-willy-nilly generosity, but the quiet assurance of capacity
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