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How did gift-giving become synonymous with Christmas? Read the final chapter of our three-part series on the history of Christmas.
Not everyone celebrated Christmas in America's early colonies. Learn more about how Christmas became established in America in part two of our three-part series on the history of Christmas.
The story of how Christmas has been celebrated in Christian history contains surprises for most of us. Read the first of our three-part series on the history of Christmas.
While our instinct for stewarding wellness tends to be for individuals, it should also apply to the congregation as a whole. Learn how to gauge your congregation's health and the actions you can take to improve it.
This breakthrough practice is for anyone in your neighborhood to come together and share an experience around art.
Training from Luther Seminary introduced faithful innovation concepts to two Wisconsin churches. Watch their story and learn more.
Robert Hay, Jr. looks at the underestimated value of giving thanks to your church members, and how an old-fashioned hand-written note can build a stronger, more authentic relationship.
Cameron Howard points to the Old Testament as a valuable resource for understanding times of change and the need for innovation.
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.
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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.
An ancient spiritual practice that helps locate where God is active.
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?
Try creating a neighborhood prayer station as a simple and effective way of connecting with your community.
"Doing something" with new information helps people remember better. Discover 10 ways to preach more memorable sermons by inviting action and staying confident in the gospel.
New projections forecast just 16,000 in worship across the entire ELCA by 2041. Why is this happening and what can be done?
For the last decade, The Lilly Endowment has been offering grants to
Many of us may have been convinced by Pastor Greg Meyer’s convictions
In the church, we have long assumed that personal finance is a
In his new book, God’s Internationalists: World Vision and the Age of