filtered by Clergy Transition, Stewardship
By Melissa Rau
This month we offer five resources to help your congregation practice stewardship.
By Linda Buskirk
We all know it’s coming. Letters are being written, folks are being asked to share their stories from the lectern, pledge cards are being designed. The annual giving campaign will soon be underway.
By Rhonda Rogers
Why do we give? What drives our stewardship practices? In Because God Always Gives, Rhonda Rogers recalls powerful childhood memories of generosity and stewardship in action – memories that have shaped her giving habits as an adult. This article is available in English and Spanish.
By Jerry Keucher
Telling people what they should do is much less effective than sharing why they should do it. In Why Would I Want To?, Jerry Keucher explains why it’s critical for the Church to make a shift from the language of obligation to the language of desire, especially when it comes to talking about money.
By Charis Bhagianathan
How do we approach stewardship? What are the ways we practice giving and speak it to others? In this issue, we bring you practical ideas around stewardship practice that focus on giving generously and joyously, while caring for and building up what God has abundantly given us to share.
By Alan Bentrup
A clear vision of God’s mission is the heartbeat of a congregation’s movement as a community.
By James Jordan
This webinar discussion will define transparency as it relates to churches, identify inhibitors to transparency, and enablers of transparency.
By Linda Buskirk
Why do you give to the church? Is it out of obligation, loyalty, gratitude, assurance that the gift will make a good impact, support for community?
By Sandra Montes
Sandra Montes comparte la experiencia de la jubilación de su padre y cómo trabajar con Church Pension Group hizo que el proceso fuera mucho más fácil.
By Victor Conrado and Louisa McKellaston
While transitions are disruptive, they can also be times of increased energy, activity and even evangelism. In No Time to Hibernate, Victor Conrado and Louisa McKellaston share ideas for developing your church while making the most of a transition period.