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Articles to help you develop and lead your stewardship ministry, and stewardship tips you can pass on to your congregation.

Stewardship vs. Generosity

When we hear the word stewardship in church, we nearly always hear it in the context of giving. But stewardship is much more than giving – it encompasses all we do with the resources God provides.

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Are We Serving God Or Money?

Jesus tells us that we have to choose between serving God and serving money. Most of us would say that we choose to serve God, but do our financial patterns really reflect that choice? Learn how to tell whether you may be serving money without realizing it.

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Seeds of a Fruitful Stewardship Ministry

Stewardship ministry is a foundational aspect of discipling believers. But what makes for an effective stewardship ministry? Learn some of the keys to a stewardship ministry that bring effective financial discipleship.

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A New Christmas List

Christmas can be a time of frantic activity or it can be a time of great purpose and fulfillment. Asking the right question about Christmas can make the difference. Learn how to treat Christmas with more intentionality.

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The Problem with Year-end Giving

Every year, we’re bombarded with donation appeals as the holiday season rolls around. We experience guilt and compassion fatigue and the appeals become part of the seasonal noise. Learn how to make giving part of your holiday season in a way that brings joy and makes impact.

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The Deceitfulness of Wealth

Wealth isn’t evil, but it is deceitful. If we see ourselves as owners of the wealth God has provided, we may be lured into the trap of relying on wealth for security. But if we see ourselves as stewards of God’s resources, then wealth becomes an opportunity to be a channel of God’s blessing.

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Attitudes of a Faithful Steward

Stewardship is more than giving. It turns out that discipleship in the key area of finances helps produce Christlike characteristics in the believer. Learn how your relationship with money influences key character traits of a disciple.

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When Giving Is Hard

Financial difficulty can make it hard to give. But generosity is an important part of discipleship, growing our hearts for God. Learn the significance of giving and get equipped and encouraged to start!

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How Do We Handle Increase?

Most of us increase our earnings level over the course of our careers; and yet, many of us still feel like we’re falling behind financially – like there’s never enough. But if we plan for increase, we can maximize the blessing we experience.

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The Narrow Road of Stewardship

When it comes to finances, there’s a wide road and a narrow road – the wide road of ownership and the narrow road of stewardship. Each of these roads includes multiple paths – and leads to a different place.

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Money Motivations

Money motivates us in different ways. Learning our money motivations can help us understand our financial decisions and habits, and can safeguard us against pitfalls. And for married couples, understanding each others’ money motivations can lead to deeper and more constructive discussions over finances.

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Indicators of Faithful Stewardship

We want to be good stewards of what God has provided. But how can we know if we’re on track? Learn some key indicators in this episode of The Faithful Steward podcast and see if you’re on the road to faithful stewardship.

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