E-lert - August 2012

Connecting faith and finances

More than 360 pastors and faith leaders gathered at Luther Seminary July 24-26 for the second biennial Rethinking Stewardship conference. This year's conference was themed "Connecting Faith and Finances," during which 12 featured speakers tackled why it is that American Christians have such a difficult time connecting their faith with their financial lives.

"It was overall a wonderful experience," said one participant. "It was a huge pleasure to have the opportunity to hear speakers of such high quality."

"I believe my pastor gained some valuable perspective on the whole topic of stewardship and money. This is a topic that we need to work on in our church," said another participant.

Speakers included: