FAQ: How to Give Without Guilt (part 2): Give to everyone who asks of you?

By David Flowers | 14 August 2019

In Giving Without Guilt #1, I suggested 4 practical steps for working out how to choose where to give so that you can say ‘no’ without guilt – knowing you have already said ‘yes’ to your God-given giving priorities.

But doesn’t Jesus tell us to, 'Give to everyone who asks of you'? (Luke 6:30) I have heard of folk who operate on the principle of giving to anyone who asks - for anything.

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Would you sacrifice your retirement to give more?

By Ruth Leigh | 12 August 2019

For most of us, Dolly Parton had it right with her classic song about being a slave to the alarm clock, Nine to Five. As the songstress says: “Working nine to five, what a way to earn a living, barely getting by, it’s all taking and no giving.” By the time most people hit retirement age, they’re more than ready to give up the early mornings, rushed breakfasts and commutes to work in favour of a quieter life, pruning the roses, ambling round garden centres and looking after grandchildren.

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Introducing the new-look Stewardship Individual Account

By Bethan Walker | 8 August 2019

 

Stewardship's recipient account for individuals has a brand new look! It's been completely redesigned to provide recipients with a much smarter way to view and manage their financial support online. Be one of the first to update to the new-look Stewardship Individual Account today.

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Christian Workers: Getting Your Message Across

By Ruth Leigh | 29 July 2019

 

News.  In a letter.  Doesn’t sound that terrifying does it? Yet for many Christian Workers the thought of putting fingers to keyboard brings them out in a cold sweat.  But help is at hand. 

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Update your Stewardship account

By Bethan Walker | 22 July 2019

 

If you're on the old online version of the Stewardship Giving Account or Stewardship Individual Account, you won't be getting the most out of your account. By updating to the new-look Stewardship account you'll get:

  • Compatibility across all mobile devices.
  • Fast and easy sign in process, with social login option.
  • Review and manage your account in just a few taps.

Follow these simple steps to update your Stewardship account today.

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There is Enough

By Abby King | 15 July 2019 | Comments (2)

As I write this, we are full into the swing of British summertime, that heady mixture of glorious sunshine and torrential downpours. Abundance is everywhere. Flowers are in bloom, birds are in song and lush, vibrant greenery forms the backdrop to our days.

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Transformed by the love of the Father

By Barrie Thompson | 15 July 2019 | Comments (3)

A colleague of mine, who I worked with several years ago, had a son who had Down syndrome. There came a time when his son moved into his own accommodation, and all was well for a while. Then, one day, Dad received a telephone call.

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Why we're changing our fees

By Bethan Walker | 1 July 2019

On 1 July 2019, we’ll be making some changes to our fees.

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FAQ: How to give without guilt (pt. 1)

By David Flowers | 19 June 2019 | Comments (2)

 They call them ‘chuggers’: people whose role in life is to connect you to your giving guilt. They are so happy to see you as you wander through the spending centre abstracted from thoughts of giving. And if you choose to sidestep the chugger, you'll trip over a beggar, cross-legged by the cash machine. A few lonely coins in the cup contrasting shamefully with the tenners shooting from the ATM. Then there's Pudsey on the TV and the latest funding request from the DEC (Disaster Emergency Committee) or a worthy cause at church.

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No-one is too poor to be generous

By Jo Swinney | 19 June 2019

 

Jesus said it is hard for the rich to enter the Kingdom of God (Matthew 19:23). Wealth can be a trap from which it is hard to escape, even as the door stands wide open. But generosity is as much a key to freedom for the cash-strapped as the mega-rich.

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