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Book Review  Book Review
  • Author: Douglas John Hall is professor of Christian Theology in the Faculty of Religious Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He is the author of many books
  • Updated: 12/17/2012
  • ISBN: 0802804721
  • Copyright: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company

This book seeks to recapture the biblical background of the concept of "steward." Hall writes, "Stewardship does not describe any one dimension of the Christian life; it describes the whole posture called 'Christian.'"

Hall contends that the terms "steward" and "stewardship" are used with greater frequency outside the churches than inside them. As such, it makes the word more accessible to a much wider audience.

Audio/Video  Audio/Video
  • Author: Reviewd by Tim Wrenn.  Luther Seminary student, class of 2010.  Serving as a missionary in Cairo, Egypt.
  • Updated: 12/17/2012

A movie about the national and personal debt crisis.

Audio/Video  Audio/Video
  • Author: ELCA stewardship staff
  • Updated: 12/17/2012

Five kids went to the mall. Each received $50.  What did they do with it?  

This is an exciting new resource for a confirmation class or a youth retreat.  

The goal of this easy-to-use educational unit is to introduce youth to a life of balanced financial stewardship by sharing 10 percent, saving 10 percent and spending wisely 80 percent of their income.  

Supplementary letters for parents and church council members help create a congregational climate that nurtures future steward leaders.

Book Review  Book Review
  • Author: Mark Allan Powell s Professor of New Testament, Trinity Lutheran Seminary.
  • Updated: 12/17/2012
  • ISBN: 0-8028-2926-0
  • Copyright: Eerdmans Publishing Company

Mark Allan Powell states that he writes Giving to God in order to  present a guide to biblical stewardship that will be faithful to the teaching of Scripture, to the promises of Christ, and to the needs of those who view giving to God as an opportunity and expectation for their journey of faith.

Book Review  Book Review
  • Author: Kenneth H. Blanchard is an internationally known management consultant, organizational leader and the author.
  • Updated: 12/17/2012
  • ISBN: 0310246601
  • Copyright: Zondervan Publishing House

In the tradition of the mega-bestseller, The One Minute Manager, author Ken Blanchard and fast-food entrepreneur S. Truett Cathy (Chick-fil-A) create a parable that demonstrates the virtues of generosity, in contrast to selfishness and greed.

Update

Adam CopelandAdam Copeland serves as director of the Center for Stewardship Leaders.

Meet the new director