Video Briefs

Got a minute?  It won't take much longer than that to watch these helpful tips from pastors and stewardship experts!  Click on what interests you and seems to fit a need you have in your congregation.  Testimonies that you can use in worship as an invitation to the moment of offering will also be coming to this section.  Have story for us?  Maybe a "We did this and it worked." or "Don't try this - it was a disaster!"  Contact us and we will help you add it to the list! 

Changing the Conversation About Money - A short video designed to open the conversation about narrative style budgeting 

What Does Stewardship Mean To You?  Brandon Gilvin, Senior Minister at First Christian Church, Chattanooga, TN.

Why Should Someone In Their 20s-30s Give to the Local Church?  Todd Adams, President of the Pension Fund, Christian Church, Disciples of Christ.

From Maintenance to Mission.  Erin Wathen, Senior Minister at St. Andrew Christian Church, Olthe, KS. 

Giving as Faithful Witness.  April Lewton, Vice President for Development, National Benevolent Association.

Four Things That Will Help Your Stewardship.  Coy James, Cathedral of Hope United Church of Christ, Dallas, TX.

What Does DMF (Disciples Mission Fund) Do?  Todd Adams, President, Pension Fund of the Christian Church, Disciples of Christ.

Stewardship and Justice - Using our Resources to Make A Difference.  Sandhya Rani Jha, Director, Oakland Peace Center, Oakland, CA.

A Pastor, A Church, and the Tithe.  David Shirey, Senior Minister, Central Christian Church, Lexington, KY.

A Covenant to Lead a Generous Life.  Coy James, Cathedral of Hope United Church of Christ, Dallas, TX

Saying Thank You Before the Offering!  David Shirey, Senior Minister, Central Christian Church, Lexington, KY.

Give God the Apple or the Core? CYF Youth Group, University Christian Church, Fort Worth, TX (This link requires Adobe FlashPlayer)

Leaders Must Step Up!  Janet Long, Washington Ave. Christian Church, Elyria, OH.

What Makes the Difference (In congregational generosity) Barbara Fullerton, St. Paul's United Church, Paris, Ontario, Canada.

Mission Interpretation and Leadership  Don Hill, Stewardship Consultant.

Stewardship and Transformation Dr. Preston T. Adams III, Sr. Minister and Founding Pastor of Amazing Grace Christian Church, Indianapolis, IN

Teaching Stewardship to Children Ruth Weaver, Christian Church Foundation Treasury Services, Indianapolis, IN

Moving From Small Gifts to Larger Gifts Rev. Dawn Darwin Weaks, Pastor, First Christian Church, Odessa, TX

The Dollar Bill - It is All Joy CYF Youth Group, University Christian Church, Fort Worth, TX

First World Problems Read by Third World People  Water is Life

It's Not Complicated! CYF Youth Group, University Christian Church, Fort Worth, TX

Avoid Mayhem CYF Youth Group, University Christian Church, Fort Worth, TX

Thank You CYF Youth Group, University Christian Church, Fort Worth, TX

 

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