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  • Author: Rev. Stephen J Cornils is a pastor at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Updated: 07/15/2013
  • Copyright: Stephen Cornils is a pastor at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN.

Hebrews 13: 5-6, 16

Im this sermon, Stephen Cornils ponders what brings contentment.  He states: "We discover the content of contentment when we view the purpose of our lives not as reservoirs for accumulation, but as a channels for the goodness of God."

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  • Author: Don Fultz, St. Paul Area Synod ELCA, companion synod coordinator with Iringa Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania.
  • Updated: 07/15/2013
  • Copyright: Don Fultz

Stories about how people can become backbones to others through their generosity.

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  • Author: Renee Patterson has an MDiv from Luther Seminary.
  • Updated: 12/17/2012

Text: John 12:1-8
When facing anxiety of money, what perspective does a disciple have?  

What practices might help a person maintain that perspective?

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Text: Malachi 4:1-2a; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 21:5-19

This sermon draws its strength, in large measure, from Pastor Carlson's linking of Jesus' time of turmoil with our own. This is not usually considered a "stewardship" text. However, here, it clearly is.

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Text: John 14

The sermon wrestles with the power of money and points to peace that come when we trust God.  It contains three cultural myths about money that are contrasted by five Biblical principles of giving.


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