Stewardship 2.0

Center for Stewardship Leaders Shift Ministry Models

Last week Chick Lane introduced the new book, Embracing Stewardship. This week, his co-author, Grace Duddy Pomroy continues the conversation. As Grace wisely notes, though many church leaders are hungry for resources beyond our congregation, sometimes our best resources come from within, if only we have ears to hear. Wherever you are on your stewardship journey, you’ll likely find Embracing …

Generous Person in the Bible–David, Part 2

Center for Stewardship Leaders Shift Ministry Models

This email completes a two-part series on the generosity of King David, seen in the collection of the offering for the building of the temple in I Chronicles 29.   I wish you a blessed Christmas and some time of rest and relaxation with those you love. Chick Lane Director of the Center for Stewardship Leaders Luther Seminary Generous Person …

Living in Abundance: Faith Working through Love (Session 3 of 3)

Center for Stewardship Leaders Connect with God

A three-part series of Bible lessons about stewardship. The second session looks at the distinction between faith and works as they relate to stewardship. Living in Abundance: Faith Working through Love Opening prayer Blessed Lord God, you have caused the Holy Scriptures to be written for the nourishment of your people. Grant that we may hear them, read, mark, learn, …

Living in Abundance: Jesus, Money and Faith (Session 2 of 3)

Center for Stewardship Leaders Connect with God

A three-part series of Bible lessons about stewardship. The second session looks at how Jesus talks about money and faith. Living in Abundance: “Jesus, Money and Faith” Opening Prayer: O God of power and might, your Son shows us the way of service, and in him we inherit the riches of your grace. Give us the wisdom to know what …

Living in Abundance: Perspectives from Classic Texts in Scripture (Session 1 of 3)

Center for Stewardship Leaders Connect with God

A three-part series of Bible lessons about stewardship. The first session looks at how Genesis uses words like “image of God” and “dominion” to talk about stewardship. Living in God’s Abundance: Perspectives from Classic Texts in Scripture Opening prayer God Almighty, Father of our Lord Jesus Christ: Grant us, we pray, to be grounded and settled in your truth by …