Five Incredible Tools for Better Stewardship

Episode #517
March 8, 2019
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Stewardship is important for churches, and to increase stewardship, you have to be intentional about it and you have to resource it well. Today, we discuss some of the best stewardship resources we know of in response to listener questions.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • The power of the personal recommendation helps when it comes to knowing what resources to use in the church.
  • Text giving is convenient for those who want to give who don’t carry cash or checks—which is becoming more common.
  • Churches who make stewardship a priority are ones who resources their people well to help them in personal stewardship.
  • “The most expensive hire you will ever make is the wrong hire.”

The five ways we discuss are:

  1. DIY Stewardship Campaign
  2. Text giving
  3. Budget analysis
  4. Personal stewardship resources
  5. Effective leadership for stewardship

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast

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