Turning to Prayer Instead of Our Planners

If you have ever researched purchasing a planner, you would find that there are many, many choices. We all seem to be looking for better...

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Voices on Stewardship’s Most-Read Articles of 2018

What have other church leaders been reading and discussing in 2018? I have spent this year traveling across the country, connecting with...

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Memories of Poor Financial Decisions

I have several scars on my physical body, and each one causes me to remember what happened earlier in my life to cause them.  Physical...

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Connecting Advent and Stewardship

For the first time in several years, I made it back to my alma mater, St. Olaf College, to attend their annual Christmas Festival. For the...

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All You Need to Do Is TRY

On the evening of June 7, 2017, many Americans were touched and tears started streaming down their faces as they listened to the words of a...

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Thankful for Good Finances

It’s funny how a blocked toilet can put everything into perspective. With the arrival of Thanksgiving this week, it’s only fitting to...

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Stepping in Hidden Holes

Recently, I was playing a round of golf with some friends. I’m really not too much of a golfer but believe in getting out and giving it...

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What’s New in Giving? Four Trends to Act On

As church participation continues to decline, even the most optimistic, faith-fueled pastors are taking notice. In the midst of...

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Your Congregation Craves the Convenience of Electronic Giving

Electronic giving is no fad; according to a new study, it is the preferred method of giving for a majority of church members. In other...

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How to Use Testimonials to Promote Planned Giving

Testimonies are a powerful tool to cultivate transformational gifts in your organization. Don’t miss out on the chance to shine a light...

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