The Stewardship Resource Database

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Article  Article
  • Author: By Mark Quade tewardship Consultant, coach and leader.
  • Updated: 07/23/2009
  • Copyright: Salt Happenings, Stewardship Resources; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 8765 West Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631.   This may be reproduced for local use with attribution.

Text: 2 Corinthians 9:13
As I made my way out of our sanctuary on a summer Sunday morning a few weeks ago, I  stopped to shake hands with the pastor.  I complimented her on a particularly good stewardship sermon that day.  That's when she smiled and uttered (with mock exasperation), "If Jesus would stop talking about money, then I could!"


Article  Article
  • Author: Salt 2004
  • Updated: 07/17/2009
  • 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 article reminds the reader that the story of Easter brings along with it a desire to share that story with others.  "Don't overlook the two things that the road-weary disciples did when they got to Jerusalem.  Always acknowledge that you believe that Jesus is risen.  And when you have an encounter with the living Christ, tell your story to anyone who will listen!"


Article  Article
  • Author: Salt 2004
  • Updated: 07/17/2009
  • 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 article places the context of giving within the Letters of Paul and then raises questions for the reader to place the ideas of stewardship, giving, and faith within their own life.


Article  Article
  • Author: Salt 2005
  • Updated: 07/17/2009
  • 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 article speaks of the importance of providing information to members that have given but also to share stories of giving that display the foundational understanding of the purpose of giving.  This shares the statistics of the giving but also the impact that the gifts are having.


Article  Article
  • Author: Salt 2005
    Larry Wingard, CFRE (Professional Credential for Philanthropic Fundraising Exectuive)
  • Updated: 07/17/2009
  • 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).

1 Chronicles 29:2-9

Larry Wingard talks about how Capital Fund Campaigns can produce or allow good stewards to be shown within a congregation.  Wingard talks about the importance of the organization of the campaign but also to challenge people to give.