Stewardship

Created on October 4th, 2011

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Sermon and worship material on giving.
From Stewardship to Generosity

From Stewardship to Generosity

By Robert Schnase
A few years ago, I had the privilege of speaking at a training seminar at a large United Methodist church. My host was on staff at the church, and he described how he had recently … read more
Recession-Era Stewardship: A Sermon Series

Recession-Era Stewardship: A Sermon Series

By Martin Thielen
Several months ago my clergy support group discussed stewardship.  We eventually got to the topic of stewardship sermons. When we did, a member of the group said, “When … read more
10 Suggestions for Effective Stewardship Preaching

10 Suggestions for Effective Stewardship Preaching

By Brian K. Bauknight
I enjoy preaching about money. My goal in preaching about stewardship is to never be confrontational, but always invitational. I try to help all believers (including myself) to… read more
Living in the House of Love

Living in the House of Love

By Patricia Farris
Pastors, stewardship chairpersons and other congregational leaders are in constant search of new techniques and approaches to enliven the annual stewardship campaign. There is… read more
The Letter To The Philippians: Preaching and Teaching Toward A More Faithful Stewardship

The Letter To The Philippians: Preaching and Teaching Toward A More Faithful Stewardship

By Kenneth H. Carter, Jr.
According to Acts 16, the congregation at Philippi was the first church established by Paul and Timothy on their first missionary journey. The letters' tone reflects a warm and… read more
As the Lord Has Blessed You

As the Lord Has Blessed You

By Herbert Lester
"Give as the Lord has blessed you” is the gist of what I usually say in good times, bad times and all the in-between times. My lay leaders and staff often ask me to say… read more
Four Great Texts for Preaching About Money

Four Great Texts for Preaching About Money

By David R. Thomas
Psalm 116:1-14; Malachi 1; Matthew 25:14-30; Hebrews 11:4 Dwight L. Moody once said that standing just beside the ministry martyrs in heaven will be the ministry fundraisers. And … read more
The Spirituality of Giving

The Spirituality of Giving

By Victor Parachin
In a rural county, a handful of residents offered $45,000 in donations to build fire stations for small towns in their area so that homes and businesses would have access to fire… read more