LCMS Stewardship Ministry seeks to debunk three stewardship untruths that can threaten a steward’s relationship with the Lord.
Have steward leaders, in an effort to address the antifragility to stewardship in their congregations, actually made matters worse?
The January 2019 LCMS Stewardship Ministry newsletter reminds us that stewardship is a major undertaking, and the Holy Spirit accomplishes amazing things through the Word and Sacrament administered by steward leaders in congregations.
In the December 2018 issue of StewardCAST, LCMS Stewardship Ministry examines why modern stewardship is more focused on keeping alive treasured institutions than on sharing the Gospel.
In the November 2018 issue of StewardCAST, LCMS Stewardship Ministry stresses the need to return stewardship mentality to one rooted in Scripture and confession.
LCMS Stewardship focuses on the necessary ingredients for a result that is faithful to God and pleasing to the steward.
LCMS Stewardship shares insight into why some congregations and individuals are “surprised by stewardship” every year. Stewardship planning is one of those things that often gets lost in the weeds after summer.
LCMS Stewardship explains how mission trips can be a great teaching and forming tool for stewards. The lessons can be much greater than a participant’s feelings and experience — they can be formational and lasting.
LCMS Stewardship shares insight into the stewardship lesson that time teaches. Attempts to hoard time and thereby be poor stewards reveal the folly in how some individuals view stewardship.
LCMS Stewardship highlights the importance of Lutherans telling the story of the work of Jesus in the lives of those stewards who gather together around Word and Sacrament.
The LCMS Stewardship Ministry newsletter discusses the need for stewardship education to include the forgiving rest offered by the Lord Jesus. Stewardship that solely focuses on what the steward decides to do and to give is not teaching stewardship in its entirety.
LCMS Stewardship discusses stewardship based on Exodus 35. The idea that God has blessed every congregation with more than enough resources to carry out the ministry of Word and Sacrament is viewed through the story of the Israelites being instructed by Yahweh to build a tabernacle (a place to worship him)
Stewardship of marriage is vital because it lays the foundation for creating and bringing to faith the next generation of believers.
In the January 2018 issue of StewardCAST, LCMS Stewardship Ministry discusses stewardship of fellowship among believers — the Body of Christ.
In the December 2017 issue of StewardCAST, LCMS Stewardship Ministry talks about how pastors and the church are called to deal with the scars of the failed stewardship of Christian stewards. Both Law and Gospel should be applied in these situations.