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The Stewardship of White Privilege in the Aftermath of George Floyd’s Death

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A commitment to change includes examining stewardship practices ...
Faithful Adaptation: Talking about Money in Anxious Times

Faithful Adaptation: Talking about Money in Anxious Times

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Bring people together as you talk about money in an uncertain time ...
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Sailing Together in Anxious Times

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We may not all be in the same boat, but we can come together ...
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How Active Bystander Training Changes Our Witness

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Congregations can show up in their communities with this training ...
Putting Feet to our Faith

Putting Feet to our Faith

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Practical steps to steward the work of racial justice ...
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What I’m Praying Now: Litanies and Confessions, Prayers for Justice

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A resource for confession and prayer around racial justice. ...
Mutual Aid: Three Tips and a Template for Helping Neighbors Help Neighbors

Mutual Aid: Three Tips and a Template for Helping Neighbors Help Neighbors

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Practical tools to get started with aiding your neighbors ...
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Simultaneously Working and Parenting

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Pastoring while parenting has valuable insights for everyone trying to work and parent right now ...
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The Heart of Why People Give

A stewardship pledge is about more than just paying the pastor's salary or the church's electric bill. It's about your spiritual health and survival ...
Noticing. Naming. New Noticing.

Noticing. Naming. New Noticing.

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Talking together about where we see God’s presence makes us more likely to see God showing up the next time ...
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Christmas Was Not Always Like This (Part One: The Beginnings of Christmas)

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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 ...
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People Want to Tell Their Stories

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James Hazelwood, author of "Everyday Spirituality," reflects on the amazing response he received when he asked people to share their stories of spirituality ...
A Cosmic Adventure through Science & Faith

A Cosmic Adventure through Science & Faith

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Free downloadable video curriculum on science & faith for youth ministry leaders ...
How to Create a Neighborhood Prayer Station

How to Create a Neighborhood Prayer Station

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Try creating a neighborhood prayer station as a simple and effective way of connecting with your community ...
Raising Stewards

Raising Stewards

Include stewardship as part of the "must-learns" for young people in your congregation ...
Cultivating & Letting Go This Lent

Cultivating & Letting Go This Lent

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There are many ways to minster. This week, we hear from the ...
Sharing Bicycles, Sharing Waste

Sharing Bicycles, Sharing Waste

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The negative impact of experimental projects, especially in business, is typically measured ...
You Can't Beat God's Giving

You Can’t Beat God’s Giving

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Inspired by the song "You Can't Beat God's Giving," and her experiences ...
The Baptismal Call of Stewardship

The Baptismal Call of Stewardship

Like many of you, I can’t remember my own baptism. Yet, I’m ...
Imagination, Young Adults, and Stewardship

Imagination, Young Adults, and Stewardship

Last week, Pastor Jeni Grangaard, who works in global mission for the ...

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