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  • Author: Salt Writer
    July 2004
  • Updated: 12/28/2009
  • Copyright: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Any part of Salt Seasonings can be reproduced with attribution.

2 Corinthians 4:7
When we build on God's generosity to us, a seed is planted and we begin to grow to a place more in line with God's orientation

Article  Article
  • Author: Salt Writer
  • 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.

Text: 2 Corinthians 4:7
From scarcity to abundance.

Article  Article
  • 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 s 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 n Brewster, Massachusetts reflected the congregation's mission: "Love God, love people and be a force for good."  dscalise@brewsterbaptistchurch.org [Doug Scalise]is the pastor of the congregation.