The Stewardship Resource Database

Fish this well-stocked pool for books, videos, articles, web links, stories, sermons, quotations, and much more! Most of these resources are free to copy or download from this site; some you can send away for, or ask permission from the publisher to use.


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Article  Article
  • Author: Jonathan Reitz is CEO at CoachNet North America.
  • Updated: 12/17/2012
  • Copyright: Stewardship Resources Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 8765 West Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631. Any part of Salt Seasonings can be reproduced for local use with attribution.

Texts:  Isaiah 55:9, Mark 12:41-44

Perspective and Practices:  A holistic, whole-life approach to stewardship includes evaluating every component of a congregation's stewardship ministry.  This articles helps you to assess and improve the intangible side of individual and congregational stewardship.

Article  Article
  • Author: Glenn Taibl is a stewardship leader, a member of the Financial Stewardship Team and Luther Seminary.
  • Updated: 12/17/2012
  • Copyright: Glenn Taibl

Interview questions that can be used to assess the stewardship knowledge of a pastor.

Article  Article
  • Author: Jerry Hoffman
  • Updated: 12/17/2012
  • Copyright: Jerry Hoffman

Text: 2 Corinthians 9:6-9
God provides all you need to do what God calls you to do. You have more than enough talent, leadership, imagination and money available. Make an effort to encourage, discover and identify the assets God has entrusted to your care. God is extravagant with you. You can do far more than you ask or imagine.

Article  Article
  • Author: Dr. John R. Frank, CFRE, DMin, and President of the Frank Group, presented this paper at the 2009 Development and Institutional Advancement Program.
  • Updated: 12/17/2012
  • Copyright: Dr. John R. Frank
    The Frank Group

The article identifies changes and trends that are taking place in relationship regarding the practices and perceptions of stewardship.

Article  Article
  • Author: Mark Quade s an independent stewardship consultant.
  • Updated: 12/11/2012
  • Copyright: Salt Seasonings v03.12
    Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Mark Quade reflects on Christmas and tells the story about he, as a 12-year-old, and found and returned a wallet that contained a large sum of cash. The recipient was full of gratitude and Mark experienced the joy of giving.