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Oct. 29, 2019

Forgive Us Our Debt (Part Two)

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.
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Oct. 22, 2019

Forgive Us Our Debt (Part One)

Do our theologies suggest that balance sheets can never be the mark of our virtue, or even our value, within God’s economy?
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Oct. 01, 2019

New Research on the Economic Practices of Congregations

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.” 
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Sep. 24, 2019

Becoming Aware of Our Abundance

Bishop Erik Gronberg reflects on what he’s learned about stewardship health, given his lens as bishop in Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana.
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Aug. 27, 2019

Personal Finance and the Church (Part 2)

Many of us may have been convinced by Pastor Greg Meyer’s convictions about the role of the church in personal finance, but most of us would have no idea where to start. See if there are any people in your congregation or community who hold personal finance credentials (something like the CFP® or teachers of personal finance at the local
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Jan. 29, 2019

All Together in One Place

The end of the month is always a good time to reflect on the past. This time we are looking way back, to the culture of the second century Christian Church, as described in the Book of Acts. Fellowship can be spontaneous, but stewardship of community requires dedication. I trust we all seek to improve how to be together in
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Jan. 16, 2018

Stewardship of Community

I was recently approached by a congregation looking for advice on advertising. You see, they wanted more people to attend their church and give money to their budget. So, they figured, I might have some insight about the places young families went on the internet to search for information about churches. I ended up having a great conversation with the