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Roland Martinson, academic dean of Luther Seminary, and long-time expert in children, youth and family ministry will invite you into a story of encountering a man who has decided—with his family—to quit church! In the process of sharing this encounter, Martinson helps to tease out valuable lessons of understanding how the stewardship of time demands our greatest efforts as stewardship leaders in today's church.
Charles R. Lane, Director of the Center for Stewardship Leaders, speaks about U.S. Christians and the Riddle of Stingy Giving.
A strengths-based journey focuses on fulfilling the calling for which you are uniquely equipped. In turn, that contributes to the fulfillment of God's calling for the church as a whole and for the sake of the other and the world.
This is the first of a year-long series that will include a short video that you can use personally and share with groups in the congregation. All of this flows from the Rethinking Stewardship conference that was held last summer. Twelve presentations were given by stewardship experts from several disciplines. These presentations now appear in a Word & World supplement.
The stories of our lives compete for space, and sometimes clash dramatically. In this video, Tim Coltvet talks about the economic story facing children and youth and the "God Story" that is an important foundation against which the economic story can be heard.
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