Joy! grabs your attention as soon as you see the cover of the newest issue of Giving: Growing Faithful Stewards in Your Congregation. The magazine, theme materials, and Companion Resource all focus on the theme Abundant Joy, Overflowing Generosity. Together they provide a comprehensive stewardship emphasis that will challenge and encourage church leaders and the faith communities they serve to transform their congregations through generous giving and grateful living. Magazine articles include:
Four Stewardship Preaching Strategies by Mike Graves
Transcending the Economy by Charles R. Shumate
Growing Generosity: A Study of Effective Stewardship Practices by Barbara Fullerton
Clergy and Money by Barbara Blaisdell
. . .and resource reviews, and many more outstanding articles.
Again this year Giving includes a center section with an easily-adaptable model for an annual stewardship emphasis.
Theme materials help congregations develop a stewardship emphasis that is recognizable and consistent. Bulletin covers and inserts, promotional materials such as letterhead, posters, and bookmarks, and commitment cards are available. The Companion Resource is a downloadable document that includes a wide variety of worship resources including sermon suggestions, testimonies and stories, Bible studies, "Ideas at the Edges", and new this year: discussion starters for the Giving magazine articles.
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