As fallen stewards, there are several ways that we sabotage our own stewardship. Repentance is the only answer.
The stewardship hedgehog points always to the one thing needful for the steward and the neighbor alike: the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Listening is a critical tool in any teaching, including the teaching of stewardship. You are called to a listening that seeks to determine where your people are coming from.
When there is acedia (that is, apathy) toward stewardship, there is apathy toward the work of the Gospel.
You were created by God to reflect His will among creation.
Mission trips can be a great and lasting tool for teaching and forming stewards.
The data are clear: American Christianity is in decline, and every major church body — including the LCMS — is feeling the pinch.