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Stewardship, Christmas, and the Pandemic

It's the same - but different It's that time of year again.  Funny, isn't it, how Christmas always seems to come around the same time every year? And every year, many in our congregations repeat...
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What Crisis Teaches us about Earning

Earning in uncertain times James warns us about presuming on the future: Now listen, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business...
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What Crisis Teaches us about Giving

Giving in Crisis times Crisis tends to focus us inward, on our own needs and situation. This is a natural reaction. Uncertainty and fear of job loss or health difficulties tend to make us less...
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What crisis teaches us about Saving

Crisis: It's when, not if Many of our grandparents used to talk about "saving for a rainy day".  Economically, it's been "pouring" now for several months, and the impact of Covid-19 is not done yet....
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The Steward’s Mindset: Saving

The Quiet need In the previous newsletter, we covered the first of four things you can do with money once you've earned it: Giving.  This newsletter, we continue the topic with the next use for...
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The Steward’s Mindset: Giving

'Tis the Season This time of year, giving is on everyone's mind.  We've developed a culture around Christmas that focuses on buying and giving gifts.  This isn't all bad; according to Gary Chapman, the giving...
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