Thinking about how to engage or empower your members for ministry — utilizing their gifts? Check out Sheri's blog post, "Members Using Their Gifts" on the Church Administration forum.
I work for Barnabas Foundation as Church Relations Associate taking care of incoming requests from church leaders regarding stewardship education and development in their churches. Over the past 19 years serving in this capacity, I have experienced my own personal growth and that of my family in discovering the joy of living a generous life. I particularly enjoy hearing about the spiritual transformation that happens in churches and people who experience an intentional stewardship effort.
I am a Chicago native who enjoys the big city. Married, with three kids and two grandchildren. I enjoy reading, bicycling, traveling, sewing, gardening.
Can you share an idea your church has used that involved the kids and helped them understand their acts of stewardship?
This one-hour webinar will give you a roadmap for creating a thriving stewardship culture in your church. Barnabas Foundation church Stewardship Consultants, Rodger Rice and Rick Droog, will share their first-hand experience with churches and what produces results!
"Encouraging stewardship is the task of all leaders in the church," according to Robert C. Heerspink in his book, Firstfruits: A Stewardship Guide for Church Leaders. Looking for "food for thought"? Currently, there is great reading about steward leadership on other areas of the CRC Network.
Bill Gates and Warren Buffett could be considered good examples of charitable givers and are receiving lots of press as they talk to others about their responsibility to do the same. How have you been inspired by the generosity of others?
In today’s consumer culture, it's even more vital for the church to be the place to increase stewardship awareness among its members. Understanding the biblical principle of being a “good steward...
It was so great to have so many churches join us for our first stewardship webinar last week. If you missed it, there's good news! "Five Keys to a More Generous Church" is now available online...
Wow, Ruth... sounds like I could have wrote this same post. My husband and I have had the same desire to reach the neighbors. Thanks for the openness about the "struggle" you and your husband felt...posted on: First Steps on Bisbee Drive