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Posted: Sep 21

A Pastor's Perspective on the Financing of American Religion

Congregational Leadership

By Richard Crocker

This terrific article from the website Resources for American Christianityaddresses seven issues from a pastor's perspective: continue reading...


Posted: Sep 21

Stewardship: A Handbook

Congregational LeadershipDiscipleship & GenerosityStewardship Formation

From the Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway, Scottish Episcopal Church, Year 2000 Edition.

A very concise resource with suggested programs for education and commitment programs along with some great quotes that so many of us are consistently searching for. continue reading...


Posted: Sep 21

Christian Giving in America

Congregational Leadership

by Robert Wood Lynn, in an interview with Tracy Schier.

Much of the research and writing on the topic of Christian Giving in America is done from the top down by church leaders interested in solving financial problems, or by academics intent on measuring and comparing who is giving and who is not, who is giving more than whom, and so forth. While admiring and recognizing the validity of these approaches to religion and money, Lynn makes it clear that these only partially get to the heart of the relationship between religion and money and that his interests and approach lie elsewhere. continue reading...


Posted: Sep 21

Faces of Faith: A Steward's Book of Prayers

Liturgical & Worship Resources

Click Here to View Faces of Faith: A Steward's Book of Prayers

(and some wonderful stories) gathered by the Standing Commission on Stewardship and Development and presented to the 2003 General Convention.  Readers are welcome to reproduce this material providing credit to the author and the source of the material is duly noted. continue reading...


Posted: Sep 21

Trinity Environmental Stewardship Team

Environmental Stewardship

Trinity Environmental Stewardship Team brochure from Trinity Episcopal Church, Lawrence, KS, is a model resource for a parish Environmental Stewardship program.

Click Here to read the brochure continue reading...