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: Lyndon Brumby
    Salt Specialist
  • Updated: 11/11/2009
  • 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.

A Stewardship Perspective

Five Images of Stewardship
o the Cross
o our Baptism
o the Bible
o a half full glass
o a very beautifully wrapped gift


Article  Article
  • Author: Salt 2004
  • Updated: 11/11/2009
  • 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.

Exodus 4:1-17
God promises to give us everything we need to accomplish God's plans for us. In our wealthy American society, becoming accustomed to plenty often makes it easy to overlook our assets.  God often uses the items of every day life to accomplish purposes that go far beyond our awareness.


Article  Article
  • Author: Salt 2004
  • Updated: 11/09/2009
  • Copyright: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Any part of Salt Seasonings can be reproduced with attribution. All Scripture quotations are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible (NRSV).

Article  Article
  • Author: Salt 2004
  • Updated: 11/09/2009
  • Copyright: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Any part of Salt Seasonings can be reproduced with attribution. All Scripture quotations are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible (NRSV).

This articles allows the reader to reflect upon their own congregation and think about the Stewardship message that is being given from the congregation.  This reflection is not only for those who hear the Stewardship message for the first time but also for the people who speak the message, to remind them of the basis and meaning of being a Steward.


Article  Article
  • Author: Salt 2004
  • Updated: 11/09/2009
  • Copyright: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Any part of Salt Seasonings can be reproduced with attribution. All Scripture quotations are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible (NRSV).

Text: 2 Corinthians 8:1-6

What does it mean to "give yourself first to the Lord"?  What form does that take in your life?
When is it easier to give yourself first to the Lord, during times of plenty or times of less-than-plenty?