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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A Leader's Role In Evangelism

by Stewardship Central|Stewardship Defined

When it comes to leading people to Jesus and into the church, the early church had it right.

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4 Leadership Lessons From Tim Tebow

by Stewardship Central|Leadership

Tim has been a leader to millions of people worldwide who’ve been touched by his faith or his ministry. And with such a large platform, he’s learned a thing or two about leading well.

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The One Thing All Great Church Leaders Do Well: Make Their Congregations Feel Safe

by Stewardship Central|Leadership

What is it about these people that would cause any member of their church to call them a great leader?

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Becoming the Leader God Is Calling You to Be

by Stewardship Central|Leadership

Good leadership looks a little different on everyone. Sure, there are principles and standards that apply across the board. But it’s not a one-size-fits-all kind of thing.

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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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Why I’m Stoked About the 2016 Stewardship Conference

by Chris Brown|Stewardship Ministry

I’ve learned some important money lessons in my life, but the most important thing I’ve learned is that biblical stewardship makes a huge difference in the pews and in the pulpit.

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5 Steps to a Successful Stewardship Ministry

by Stewardship Central|Stewardship Ministry

If you walk through these five steps, you’ll invite a spirit of unity. And where there is unity, there is blessing!

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How Saddleback Church Built a Stewardship Ministry

by Stewardship Central|Stewardship Ministry

Chris Goulard's advice for running a complex, multifaceted stewardship ministry for the church’s more than 22,000 weekly attendees.

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Pete Wilson on Developing Stewards

by Stewardship Central|Ministry Life

"Until we as pastors and leaders understand generosity and model that, it’s not going to happen with our staff or within our church."

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Top 5 Quotes from Billy Graham

by Stewardship Central|Leadership

We can learn so much from Billy. Here are five of his top quotes.

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Right-Sizing Our Discipleship for the Next Generation of Leaders

by Tim Elmore|Leadership

To be good stewards, we’ve got to shift our perspective and right-size our leadership to better meet their needs.

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Do You Have a Plan for Developing Leaders?

by Stewardship Central|Leadership

In the day-to-day hustle and bustle of running a church, do you remember to invest in your leadership culture?

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The Need to Redefine Stewardship

by Dave Ramsey|Stewardship Defined

When many church members hear the word “stewardship,” one idea pops into their minds: capital campaigns. They can’t help it. That’s how stewardship has been defined in churches for years.

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3 Ways to Create More Margin in Your Life

by Stewardship Central|Leadership

Margin doesn’t just appear out of thin air. You have to work to create it. The good news is that once you do, your church will never be the same.

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Does Your Church Need to Start or Quit a Ministry This Year?

by Stewardship Central|Leadership

It's a great time to reflect on where you’ve been and where you want to go. It’s a also a great time to start thinking about what programs need to go and what need to stay in your church.

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Does Cultural Context Shape Your Discipleship?

by Stewardship Central|Leadership

Despite their unique challenges, Pete Wilson and Jud Wilhite agree that understanding context is the key to effectively being Jesus’ hands and feet in any community.

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How Can Your Church Make Your Community Better?

by Stewardship Central|Leadership

God never passes up the chance to make a difference in the life of a city. In theory, reaching out to the community makes sense. But the application can be harder to grasp.

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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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Anointing and Accountability

by Stewardship Central|Leadership

In any organization, whatever is happening at the top will affect the entire body. As a church leader, that means you have a huge responsibility to your congregation! Accountability requires us to walk the walk, not just talk the talk.

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Margin: What Is It and How Can I Get It?

by Stewardship Central|Ministry Life

We need room to breathe. We need permission to stop. We need space to think. What we need—what we desperately need—is margin.

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The Black Hole of Technology

by Stewardship Central|Ministry Life

Churches are learning how to leverage technology to reach more and more people for Christ. But all that technology comes at a cost. Are you stewarding your church's financial resources wisely?

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Are You Truly Worshiping God With Your Work?

by Stewardship Central|Leadership

If you don't have money, how are you supposed to give? What motivation do we have to listen to someone who is financially broke? Part of a spiritual leader’s job is to help people start making wise financial decisions.

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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.”