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Overview This collection of 23 superb model sermons offers a wealth of biblical insight, practical wisdom, illustrations, inspiration, and helpful advice about the crucial themes of stewardship, giving, and the use of money and possessions in the church.
This collection of twenty-three superb model sermons offers a wealth of biblical insight, practical wisdom, illustrations, inspiration, and helpful advice about the crucial themes of stewardship, giving, and the use of money and possessions in the church. Featured are sermons by active pastors in churches large and small, as well as internationally known preaching professors Fred Craddock, Thomas Troeger, and Charles Rice.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.06" Width: 6.04" Height: 0.43" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Jul 14, 2004
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664500315 ISBN13 9780664500313
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More About Carter
Jimmy Carter was the thirty-ninth president of the United States. He is the author of eleven previous books, including the national bestseller Always a Reckoning and the acclaimed spiritual autobiography Living Faith. He and his wife Rosalyn live in Plains, Georgia and lead an active life of service in their community, their nation, and the world
Reviews - What do customers think about Speaking of Stewardship?
A limited view of Christian stewardship Aug 17, 1999
23 `Model Sermons on Money and Possessions', nearly all by North American Presbyterians and of limited interest to anyone outside that continent. The Preface hints at an understanding of stewardship in terms of consumerism, haves and have-nots, refugee problems, disease, sanitation and starvation and one hoped for a new grasp of Christian stewardship with a wider agenda and touching environmentalist issues. But, alas, no! We are still predominantly in the North American church with its Stewardship Sunday and the crucial importance of renewing the annual pledge.
Alec Gilmore, University of Sussex
Great sermons on a useful subject Jul 31, 1998
I am part of the group of pastors whose sermons make up this book. Our group has been meeting annually for almost ten years to share exegetical papers on passages of scripture to be used in preaching during the coming year. We decided to share the wealth with the production of this book.
In addition to contributions from regular members of our group, sermons on stewardship by professors of homiletics Fred Craddock, Tom Long, Tom Troeger also are included.
I have read the galley proofs, and whether read for inspiration, preached "as is" or used as background for original sermons and lessons, I think readers will find significant help in this volume for thinking through issues related to stewardship.