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Kurt Borgmann

Steward and Teach Generosity | Children, Youth, and Family

Tags: community, Grand Ideas project, outreach, service, stewardship, youth

One aspect of congregational renewal that I have found challenging to nurture over the years is in the area of stewardship, especially of our financial resources. No longer can we count on people giving their resources just because they think they should. How do we teach a new generation to be generous? How do we let our sharing of our resources energize and inspire us instead of bore us? Here’s one idea we tried in our congregation.

This is an excerpt from an essay in Renew 52: 50+ Ideas to Revitalize Your Congregation from Leaders under 50. Download the e-book for free.

About Kurt Borgmann

Kurt Borgmann is pastor of Manchester Church of the Brethren in North Manchester, Indiana.