The Stewardship Resource Database

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  • Author: Unknown
  • Updated: 08/11/2008

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  • Author: Glenn "Tex" Evans was a United Methodist minister, former missionary and a pioneer in exciting ministries to persons in Appalachia. Tex was the founder of the Appalachia Service Project.
  • Updated: 08/11/2008
  • Copyright: Life is Like That, by Glenn "Tex" Evans, reprinted with permission.

This story is about a family that had an abundant supply of water. But they were only able to get three buckets of water a day because of an obstacle that blocked them.

As you engage in the story, ask yourself the question: what blocks you from receiving the abundant water of life that God desires to give you?


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  • Author: Jerry Hoffman, a proud grandfather.
  • Updated: 08/11/2008
  • Copyright: Jerry Hoffman

The Lord's Prayer revised by a six-year-old.


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  • Author: Joe Mahr, Blade Staff Writer
  • Updated: 08/08/2008

Toledo mayoral candidate Ray Kest -- a certified public accountant who has repeatedly cited his financial expertise in the campaign -- owes $70,212 on eight credit cards. He says he's now taking out a second mortgage on his home to pay off most of the debt.
-- Toledo Blade


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  • Author: Jennifer Meese, Muskegon Chronicle Staff Writer
  • Updated: 08/08/2008
  • Copyright: Michigan Live Inc.
    Michigan Live is a Registered Trademark of Advance Internet, Inc.

Henry Klooster, a bookkeeper who died at 98, never spent more than $1,000 on a "new" car, used paper-clips to keep his curtains together, and owned but a single bowl and spoon. After Klooster died, his friends were stunned to find out that he left more than a million dollars to various groups. "He was a millionaire, this guy, and he never spent a penny of it until he died," says one pal.
-- Muskegon Chronicle