ESC News June 2017

ESC News June 2017

General
    Great Teams Lead to Great Stewardship Is finding leaders for your congregational stewardship ministry a joy or a chore? Get some fresh ideas for building great teams that lead to faithful generosity.  Sign up for the June Author Chat with Bruce Barkhauer Don't miss the June Author Chat with Bruce Barkhauer, featuring his book Community of Prayer. Live Generously Stewardship Resources Include Worship Starter Videos Enhance your Live Generously stewardship campaign with worship starter videos. Come to the Mission Funding Forum If your vocation includes obtaining resources for ministry, the Mission Funding Forum is for you. Stewardship Makes Sense when you have the right focus.  
Read More
Stewardship Makes Sense When You Have the Right Focus

Stewardship Makes Sense When You Have the Right Focus

General
Would you drive a car with windows painted black to obstruct scenery? Would you drive three days straight for just one day at a classy resort, only to get up early the next morning for the three-day drive home? Would you go to the Grand Canyon and linger for just five minutes? People who travel like this miss out. It doesn't work. These travelers say, "What  was the big deal with the Grand Canyon anyway?" or "Why don't I feel rested?" You can drive hard on the stewardship journey only to wake up the next morning and say, “What was the point?" That is because stewardship doesn't make sense outside a relationship with Jesus. We talk about the god­like power of money, and it does have a god-like power, but…
Read More