The Stewardship Resource Database

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  • Author: Jonathan Reitz is CEO at CoachNet North America.
  • Updated: 12/16/2009
  • 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.

Jonathan Reitz changed his response to the question -- "what do you do?"  Instead of saying  "I work in stewardship," I tell them "I'm a generosity coach."  

Would a name change make a difference?


Article  Article
  • Author: Mark Quade is an independent stewardship consultant
  • Updated: 12/15/2009
  • Copyright: 2003 by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 8765 West Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631.

The story that follows is an occasion in the ministry of Rev. John Schreiber in which a woman's pledge was beyond anything her pastor thought she could afford. She not only gives generously, but demonstrates that doing so can be a source of joy.


Article  Article
  • Author: K. C. Myers is a reporter for the The Cape Cod Times, Brewster, Massachusetts
  • Updated: 12/15/2009
  • Copyright: K. C. Myers
    Copyright article: The Cape Cod Times, Brewster, Massachusetts
    Sunday, December 06, 2009
    Reprinted by permission.

This is a story about how The Brewster Baptist Church in Brewster, Massachusetts reflected the congregation's mission: "Love God, love people and be a force for good."  Doug Scalise is the pastor of the congregation.


Article  Article
  • Author: Joe Hognander was a career Naval Officer, a recent Trustee at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Minneapolis and is a personal financial coach for Luther seminarians.
  • Updated: 12/03/2009
  • Copyright: Joe Hognander

The following talk by Joe Hogander is a compelling story about generous giving out that is rooted in deep gratitude.

Joe tells about his Grandfather "Lars", his life, his ministry and the reason why the family has been moved to give a gift in thanksgiving for him.


Article  Article
  • Author: Salt Writer
    March 2004
  • Updated: 12/03/2009
  • 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.

Perspective: Stewardship messages communicated in the movie, "The Passion of the Christ"