Becoming a Steward Leader

Becoming a Steward Leader

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Becoming a Steward Leader explores what it means to go beyond prevailing paradigms on money and possessions to embrace a biblical view of stewardship. This book will fundamentally change the way you think, lead, and live. It will help leaders equip others to be rich towards God by living as biblical stewards.

The experienced thought leaders who contributed to this book reflect on their life's work in stewardship thinking and application. They share insights, counsel, concerns, and aspirations for the emerging generation of Christian leaders.

• Discover the biblical understanding of a steward
• Explore the U.S. history on stewardship thinking
• Apply insights to become a steward leader
• Overcome the god-like power of money
• Embrace giving as an essential discipline of Christian living
• Nurture and grow a donor's heart of generosity
• Engage the economy as a steward leader

Becoming a Steward Leader advocates resource development as transformative ministry in the life of the giver, rather than as a transactional act aimed simply at acquiring funds. This book will help you to examine your heart motives and encourage others in their journey to become biblical steward leaders.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781414122588
Publisher: Deep River Books LLC
Publication date: 04/02/2012
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range: 1 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Nonprofit Leadership in a For-Profit World Series ix

Foreword xi

Introduction to Becoming a Steward Leader: Essential Insights from Stewardship Thought Leaders and Practitioners xv

Chapter 1 The Shifting Motivations for Giving and Asking: Where Have We Come From, and Where Are We Going? Wesley K. Willmer 1

Chapter 2 On Being a Steward: Yes, It Involves Money Mark L. Vincent 19

Chapter 3 Preaching and Teaching the Life of the Steward Bishop L. W. III Dr. Natalie A. Francisco 33

Chapter 4 On Becoming a Steward Leader R. Scott Rodin 45

Chapter 5 Steward Leaders are Sowers: Ten Insights for Encouraging Christian Generosity Gary G. Hoag 69

Chapter 6 The Essence of Growing Givers' Hearts Rebekah Basinger 87

A (Frustrated But Hopeful) Layman's Perspective Gary Moore 103

Afterword: Stewards for Good-On Becoming a More Confident Stewardship Leader David J. Lose 127

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