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What Do I Owe? Managing The Gifts God Gives You

Author: Rolf Bouma June 28, 2016

This 5-week resource, one of Faith Alive’s in the works series,  is partly a devotional and partly a group study. Each participant will need a copy of the book to do the short daily readings written by Rolf Bouma, Pastor of Academic Ministries at the Campus Chapel at the University of Michigan. These daily readings are followed by discussion guides for […]

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Money & Faith: The Search for Enough

Author: Michael Schut, ed. November 13, 2015

This 2008 book from Morehouse Education Resources is an anthology of beautifully written and interesting essays about stewardship from a variety of authors including Henri Nouwen, Dave Barry, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and Walter Brueggemann. It includes class session guides at the back and could be used as a resource for a four-week, six-week or ten-week stewardship education […]

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Following Jesus Today: Challenges and Opportunities, Participant’s Book

Author: Paul Detterman November 13, 2015

This study, written by Paul Detterman and other teaching elders in the Presbyterian church, starts with the premise that proclamation wedded with compassion is the basis of the Christian church’s missional identity (missio Dei). This resource teaches that stewardship and mission grows out of our missional identity as disciples of Christ.  The 6-session study for small […]

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Teaching the Prophets—Living as Prophets

Author: James McGinnis October 31, 2015

God’s word through the Hebrew prophets is a word for all times and teaches us how we are called to be God’s prophets now. This resource could be used in stewardship education by starting with justice issues and the Christian’s role in working toward justice. Available from http://www.ipj-ppj.org. McGinnis, James. Teaching the Prophets—Living as Prophets.( St. […]

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Firstfruits: A Stewardship Guide for Church Leaders

Author: Robert Heerspink October 31, 2015

This resource comes at stewardship education from a creation context; we are stewards of all that God has created, and the church’s vocation is as steward of God’s grace. The book contains 27 “discovery” sections that try to show the Bible’s wisdom about giving; leaders can pick and choose from these 27 topics which to emphasize […]

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Stewardship: Keeping Faith with God’s Gifts

Author: Mary Vandenberg October 31, 2015

Vandenberg’s study opens with Psalm 24 and focuses on stewardship as our taking care of what belongs to God. Each lesson includes a rich assortment of Bible study passages and topics (the first lesson, for instance, presents passages from 1 Corinthians, 1 Chronicles, Leviticus, Romans and Genesis). There are discussion questions after each Scripture passage […]

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First: Putting God First in Living and Giving

Author: Mike Slaughter October 31, 2015

This whole-church (Intergenerational) approach to stewardship includes a DVD entitled shiny gods: finding freedom from things that distract us, a children’s leader guide, youth leader guide, a book of devotional readings, and a general activity program guide. It begins from the standpoint of our disobeying the first commandment, and it teaches that Christians can reassess […]

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Earth Gospel: A Guide to Prayer for God’s Creation

Author: Sam Hamilton-Poore October 21, 2015

This lovely book by Sam Hamilton-Poore includes prayers and reflections from rich, varied sources (Mother Teresa, Catherine of Siena, Jurgen Moltmann, Wendell Berry, poets, hymns and scripture) about our beautiful earth and our responsibilities as stewards of it. It includes four weeks of daily prayers for morning, midday and evening. Use for small group devotions, […]

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