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Dec. 11, 2018

Compost Bin Stewardship

I love a good metaphor, and today’s post by James Dontje really delivers. Metaphors, when they work well, alert us to new discoveries, sometimes even concerning topics we thought we had all figured out. So, in today’s post, enjoy James’ piece engaging stewardship and a theology of…rot! Yours truly, Adam Copeland, Center for Stewardship Leaders  Compost Bin Stewardship James Dontje
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Jul. 26, 2016

Drainage, Debt, and the Rain of God

For some churches, “debt” is a four-letter word. (Well, technically, it’s a four-letter word for all of us, but I hope you take the point.) Church leaders tend to avoid needed maintenance issues for fear of the challenge of raising money, or the possibility of taking on debt. Pastor Bradley Schmeling’s post reveals how one congregation became a steward of
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Jun. 09, 2015

Stewardship lessons: from environmental to financial

Today’s writer is a second year seminary student who is discovering an increasing number of links between our daily lives and the call to be good stewards. He invites us to see stewardship as a continuum in all that we do. Blessings, Glenn Taibl, Co-Director Center for Stewardship Leaders Luther Seminary Stewardship Lessons: From Environmental to Financial Ryan Arnold As
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Apr. 14, 2015

Stewardship of Creation

Today we conclude our four-part series on the Stewardship of Creation with an article that anchors our identity and purpose as stewards within the scriptural witness. Look for the ways in which we work-till-serve and guard as God’s stewards. Please enjoy creation’s gifts as our northern readers witness the return of life to fields and forest. Blessings, Glenn Taibl, Co-Director
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Apr. 07, 2015

Broadening our Vision of Stewardship

Stewardship as the management of all of life with Christ at the center includes our relationship to creation. Today’s writer helps us explore what happens when the Stewardship of creation is not marginalized in the congregation’s ministry as an after thought but becomes part of our discerned mission. Blessings, Glenn Taibl, Co-Director Center for Stewardship Leaders Luther Seminary Broadening Our