Stewardship

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January 18, 2011

John Lennon promoted the use of the imagination as a way to change the way people thought about the world, their place in it, and what it might take to change the world.  He invited us to dream and hope and invite others into imagining what life could be.

Congregational life deserves the...

January 18, 2011

Where do families go to learn healthy money habits? The issue is more urgent than ever. Are youth learning the right habits from adults? Are congregations helping to shape wise financial values in young people? It is crucial for faith communities to reflect on what role, if any, they are...

January 10, 2011

“Follow me and I will make you fish for people.” Jesus

“A ohe hana nui ke alu’ia” (“No job is too big when done together”) Hawaiian proverb

There is an ancient method of catching fish here in Hawaii called hukilau . Like New Testament fishing, it is a collaborative process that...

January 10, 2011

One of the many working definitions of stewardship–and this one has been around for the last sixty years—is everything we do after we say we believe.   My sense is this definition has its staying power because it begs the question: What do we believe? And how do our choices and actions align...

January 10, 2011

“Follow me and I will make you fish for people.” Jesus

“A ohe hana nui ke alu’ia” (“No job is too big when done together”) Hawaiian proverb

There is an ancient method of catching fish here in Hawaii called hukilau . Like New Testament fishing, it is a collaborative process that...

January 10, 2011

One of the many working definitions of stewardship–and this one has been around for the last sixty years—is everything we do after we say we believe.   My sense is this definition has its staying power because it begs the question: What do we believe? And how do our choices and actions align...

December 31, 2010

by Nathan Duggan

 

Where do families go to learn healthy money habits? The issue is more urgent than ever. Are youth learning the right habits from adults? Are congregations helping to shape wise financial values in young people? It is crucial for faith communities to reflect on...

December 31, 2010

At a recent gathering of Latino Ministry leaders, Alondra Hernandez offered an impromptu testimony of why giving is integral to her faith journey. Laurel Johnston connected with her after the Nuevo Amanacer conference to hear more about her story.

 

Laurel: What brought you to...

December 31, 2010

 

John Lennon promoted the use of the imagination as a way to change the way people thought about the world, their place in it, and what it might take to change the world.  He invited us to dream and hope and invite others into imagining what life could be.

Congregational life...

October 7, 2010

"This is stewardship, not fundraising" is something I have heard often during the past 15 years as a stewardship teacher. However, as a once-upon-a-time development director for a most-worthy-cause non-profit organization, I know that large gifts always have a spiritual component. I have yet to...

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