Stewardship and the Persistent Pastor

Pulpit ministry is ongoing.  So are caring ministries, worship, and educational classes.  Why can’t stewardship ministry function as a continuous thread throughout the congregational life calendar as well?   It can, but it often does not because this particular ministry is not embraced as a top priority for leaders (for my thoughts on the prioritization and planning of stewardship ministry, read my previous blogs on these topics).  Upon the decision to prioritize and plan, senior pastors and elders will need to adopt and lead with one more trait:  Persistence.  Keep going. Be persistent with...

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