New projections forecast just 16,000 in worship across the entire ELCA by 2041. Why is this happening and what can be done?
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.
Read part two of Rev. Dr. Stephanie Spellers inspirational, insightful, and winding journey of faith.
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.
This breakthrough practice helps you build community, show support for your neighbors, and experience God’s presence in daily life.
For the Ethiopian eunuch, the Holy Spirit sent Philip. For Reverend Canon Dr. Stephanie Spellers, it was Lutherans. Learn more about her inspiring journey to Christianity.
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.
James Hazelwood, author of "Everyday Spirituality," reflects on the amazing response he received when he asked people to share their stories of spirituality.
Immigration is a top-of-mind issue in the U.S. and around the globe. What effect does it have on our faith lives? And in what ways are immigration issues addressed in the Bible? Learn more.
Do our theologies suggest that balance sheets can never be the mark of our virtue, or even our value, within God’s economy?
This breakthrough practice helps you deepen relationships with your neighbors by listening to their spiritual stories.
As innovation becomes a buzzword, it’s easy for church leaders to reduce it to a trend. But how might it play a powerful role in renewal?
Over the past twenty years or so, the stewardship landscape has shifted significantly.
This breakthrough practice helps you discern where the Holy Spirit is at work in your neighborhood--just by sitting and observing.
A new Study on Congregations' Economic Practices is being called "the largest and most comprehensive nationally representative study on money and congregations in over a generation."
Bishop Erik Gronberg reflects on what he’s learned about stewardship health, given his lens as bishop in Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana.