Stewardship Ministry

StewardCast Newsletter

LCMS Stewardship: March 2017 StewardCAST newsletter

LCMS Stewardship Ministry highlights how individual and congregational stewardship is linked to trust — trust in the Lord and trust in steward leaders.

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Stewardship Bulletin Sentences and Newsletter Article – April 2017

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin sentences and newsletter articles each month to use in church publications.

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In 1971, the LCMS had a membership of 2,772,648. By 2010, that number was about 2,270,921, a drop of about 500,000 people. Since their peak in the late 1950s, child baptisms are down 70 percent and adult converts are down 47 percent. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

Reversing the LCMS membership decline: not just by having more children

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison comments on two major demographic studies about the Synod.

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StewardCast Newsletter

StewardCAST — February 2017 Newsletter

LCMS Stewardship Ministry discusses the need for local congregations to turn their focus from the HOW and WHAT of stewardship to the WHY of stewardship.

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Responding to the Loss of the Charitable Deduction

Will the loss of the charitable deduction ruin the fabric of the nonprofit sector and cause the end of the world? Only if getting something out of the act of giving is more important than the positive change that happens through the church and its related nonprofits.

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Stewardship Bulletin Sentences and Newsletter Article – March 2017

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin sentences and newsletter articles each month to use in church publications.

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