Leaders Reclaiming Biblical Stewardship
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How One Church Got Out of Debt to Change a City

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

At around 200 attendees on a typical Sunday, Vineyard Community Church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, isn’t huge, but when they went through Momentum, they paid off $78,370 worth of debt!

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7 Tips From Pete Wilson on Preaching About Giving

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

Pete Wilson shares practical wisdom on preaching about giving from his years in ministry.

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The Tip Was Good, the Change Was Priceless

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

Lead Pastor Steve Markle asked the church to drop cash in the offering bucket to tip a pizza delivery driver. Her circumstances made it clear God had orchestrated the entire thing.

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From Dream to Debt-Free Reality

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

How does a church pay off its entire debt—$4.3 million—in just 30 months? The answer: one dollar and one culture shift at a time.

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Leaves of Change: Transforming Family Trees Through Stewardship

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

Financial Peace University, through Momentum, "frees people so they can fulfill the calling that God has on their life, that they were created to do, that has so often been derailed by poor money decisions.”

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Creating More Margin to Give

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

What happens when an already generous congregation goes through Momentum? The proof, as they say, is in the pudding. Or in this case, the paid-off church mortgage.

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Unchained From Debt

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

The entire church embarked on Momentum. Marriages were saved. Contributions are up significantly, and formal benevolence applications are down. Families have found margin to live more fulfilling, generous lives. People are becoming debt-free.

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6 Ways One Church Increased Giving by 23 Percent

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

Pastor David Hughes shares how Financial Peace University led to members’ improved financial health and increased margin to give.

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Video: Todd Mullins' Burden for Financial Health

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

Pastor Todd Mullins realized that God was calling him to help his West Palm Beach, Florida, congregation shatter the financial chains that were holding so many of them back.

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This Stuff Never Gets Old

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

This fall will be a time of hope, of dreaming, and of realizing that life can be different. Here's how families, communities and lives can change:

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What If One Question Could Change Everything?

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

What could life look like for the hurting people in their churches and communities if they were healed financially, relationally and spiritually?

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Relationships Rooted in Financial Discipleship

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

“To me, financial peace results in the ability to do good.”

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On the Fast Track: One Church's Million-Dollar Difference

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

Great Commission Church Fast-Forwards Its Families’ Financial Stewardship With Momentum.

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Double the Debt Freedom

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

A debt-free South Carolina church helps members reach the same goal with Momentum.

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New Resource Helps Parents Raise a Generation That Wins With Money

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

Parents can help grow a generation of wise adults who know how to win with money.

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Journey of a Debt-Free Church

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

As much of the country struggled to get by in a busted economy, Calvary Revival’s members were learning to avoid debt, plan for the future, and give generously.

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Beauty From Ashes

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

An Indianapolis Church Overcomes Challenges to Change Lives Through Momentum.

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Coaching for Finance and Hope

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

Biblical financial coaching is all about reminding people that God owns it all, and we’re just the managers of everything He’s blessed us with.

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Why Start With Money?

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

Financial discipleship should be part of every new believer’s or new member’s ministry. Money issues often overlap with other life challenges that need to be addressed to open the door to a deeper, more authentic faith.

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Shaking Off the Shackles of Debt

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

As a congregation, the church’s mortgage debt is down to $971,000 with a planned pay-off in six years.

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Pastors on FPU: It’s Working

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

According to the ECFA’s survey, churches are witnessing their members becoming debt-free, radical givers and biblical stewards!

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Grow a Generation That Gives

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

We want to see kids work to earn money, save and spend it wisely, and open up their own wallets or purses to give.

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Cure for the Summertime Blues

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

All of the summer rest and recreation often leaves church pews empty and offering plates even emptier.

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Budgeting Behind Bars

by Stewardship Central|Financial Discipleship

Dave and Linda were approached by their church’s prison ministry with an idea: take FPU principles to the incarcerated. They launched their first prison class in September 2010 and recently graduated the tenth group.

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A Bucket of Opportunity

by Chris Brown|Financial Discipleship

Only 9% of self-proclaimed born-again adults actually participate in tithing. This means many people are missing out on the blessings that come from being a blessing.