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

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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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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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 Make Sure Your First-Time Donors Repeat Their Gift

The Law of Inertia states that an object at rest tends to stay at rest unless acted on by an external force. The same tends to be true...

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The Roots of Stewardship: Serving Fellow Christians

Serving one another within the body of Christ means using our spiritual gifts. In 1 Corinthians 12–14, Paul described how we are to use...

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How Much Do You Value Generosity?

At this year’s Pathways to Generosity: Signs of Hope Conference, Rev. Dr. James F. Miller set the tone for the event during the...

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