Help shape the future of the Stewardship Giving Account

By Bethan Walker | 30 October 2018 | Comments (4)

From November 2018, Stewardship’s EAP community will take an important part in shaping the future of the Stewardship Giving Account. Our early adopters will be the first to trial the new-look Stewardship Giving Account and provide feedback about their experience.

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Uncomfortable hospitality - 40acts in ACTS

By Catherine Durant | 15 August 2017 | Comments (3)

40acts in Acts August challenge - a blog from Stewardship

The best hospitality I ever received was not comfortable.  In fact it was extremely uncomfortable.

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Three Steps to Raising a Generous Child

By Kato Nkhoma | 13 August 2017 | Comments (5)

...If Not Now, When?

I always found comfort in telling myself that I will teach my children the value of giving when they grow older. But that conversation changed my entire philosophy.

Children don’t learn through what we tell them, they learn through observation...

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Praying for enemies? - 40acts in ACTS

By Catherine Durant | 20 July 2017 | Comments (2)

40acts in ACTS - a blog from Stewardship

“Actually, the best thing you could do would be to pray for her...”

 As a 7 year old, this was my introduction to the concept of praying for ‘enemies’. There was another child at school who had been continually nasty to me for no apparent reason. And whilst being comforted by my mum, this was the suggestion she’d made.

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When a family of four became seven...

By Ruth Leigh | 18 July 2017 | Comments (3)

When four became seven - A blog from Stewardship

Zara and Simon Reynolds* (not their real name) live in the Devon countryside with their two teenage children. For years they’d felt the urge to become foster parents, but it never seemed to be the right time. Then two years ago, at New Wine, they heard a talk by Home For Good, the fostering and adoption charity, and put in their application to become foster parents.

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The unaffected joy of true community - 40acts in ACTS

By Catherine Durant | 16 June 2017

Unaffected Joy - a blog from Stewardship

At the start of this week I knew I wanted to write about radical communities. What I didn’t know was that we’d have witnessed yet another devastating event with another community coming together through hope and generosity in the midst of horror and despair.

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Boiled Sweets: one small offering with a big impact

By Nell Goddard | 15 June 2017 | Comments (3)

This is a story of how one evening spent counting the offering at church changed my perspective on giving forever. It’s a story of generosity at its most beautiful and most heartbreaking. It’s a story to remind you to look for the unexpected in the ordinary and never to be afraid to have your whole worldview altered by one simple act, by someone you would never have associated with, were it not for the church.

This is a story about boiled sweets.

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Give to support victims of UK terror attacks, with new British Red Cross fund

By Alexandra Khan | 6 June 2017

Donate to UK Solidarity Fund with Stewardship

The British Red Cross has launched a new UK Solidarity Fund to help the victims of terror anywhere in the UK following Saturday’s attack in London.

Stewardship are pleased to be able to provide a quick and simple way for people to donate to the fund. Click here to make a gift now. 

 

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When it comes to giving, where do you draw the line? - 40acts in ACTS

By Catherine Durant | 17 May 2017 | Comments (4)

40acts in ACTS - a blog from Stewardship

Recently I was in a Bible study where the group was discussing homelessness.

One lady told how she was approached by a guy on the street for money, but asked what she could get him to drink instead.

She was slightly taken aback when he replied specifically, “A caramel macchiato.”

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Sacrificial Generosity: the need for humble wisdom and discernment

By Carl Chambers | 15 May 2017 | Comments (6)

Cuba - Sacrificial Generosity - a blog from Stewardship

"I’ve come to see how even the relatively smaller amounts that I’ve been involved in sending can have a damaging effect, and produce the opposite of the intended support and strengthening of the local church that we have wanted to achieve."

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