Inspirational Inspiring stories about the results of giving meant to encourage generosity throughout the year.

Storytelling Inspires: 3 Benefits You Can’t Ignore

Say ‘Thank You’ and Tell a Story Worth Hearing Storytelling is one of the most powerful tools a leader has to realize their...

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This is the Most Giving Time of the Year – Are You Ready?

Your church is likely getting a third or more of its donation plate in November and December. Are you prepared? Context is everything –...

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(Part One) 10 Motivations for Giving – Changing Up the Offering Moment

For so long, we’ve talked about giving to church budgets, building campaigns, mission projects, special Christmas offerings and more....

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Living Generously Begins with Trust

The Ecumenical Stewardship Center produces resources to help congregations encourage faithful generosity. Our Giving: Growing Joyful...

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The Truth About Teaching Radical Generosity

Children are wise and discerning souls, and they often require the very best of our ministry skills. This is especially true when teaching...

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Great Teams Lead to Great Stewardship

“A threefold cord is not quickly broken.” – Eccles. 4:12, NRSV Is finding leaders for your congregational stewardship ministry a joy...

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Laughter Is the Best Medicine

Anyone who works in a church office knows that raising funds, particularly in summer months, is a challenge. But that effort must be...

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Happy Anniversary to Voices!

We’re celebrating Voices on Stewardship’s first anniversary! First anniversaries traditionally are commemorated with gifts of paper. In...

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Making the Case for Faithful Generosity

In 1996, the book Money Matters: Personal Giving in American Churches shared the results of an extensive study of church giving in five...

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Millennial Couples and Money: Navigating Faith and Finances

How couples view and manage money has an impact on the health of their relationships. Conventional wisdom says that a quick way to squelch...

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