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My Promise & the Generosity Factor

My "Promise" is a term attributed to an offering that is both regular and systematic in nature, according to God’s guidance in Scripture and the Spirit of Prophecy.

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"Self-Support!"

The value and importance of being self-supporting as a mission organization came to my attention while my husband and I were working on the 2005 GC session report for our division, the Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division.

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The Combined Offering Plan

The goal of Development Service in the North American Division, which ran from 1954-1966 at the grassroots level, was to help churches raise funds for financing church building projects.

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The Second Tithe: Origin and Purpose

The concept of stewardship began in Eden as a responsibility assigned to Adam and Eve. It is expressed by the Hebrew word radah (Gen. 1:26, 28). The New Testament uses the Greek word oikonomía (Lk. 16:2), translated as “stewardship.”

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The Second Tithe: The Percentage & Frequency of Our Offerings

Here are some reasons why applying the second-tithe1 principle to the system of offerings may not be the best solution for increasing the offerings received at the local church level.

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Why Should our Offerings be Percentage-based?

Rather than a “contribution” or a “donation” to the church, offerings should be viewed and practiced as an expression of trust (Ps. 4:5) and as an act of worship to the Lord (Ps. 27:6).

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Strategic Initiatives From The World Field

Reports on strategic initiatives from each world devision.

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"Making Faith"

I love the way my German friends use the English language. Sometimes they’ll say they are “making an experience” instead of “having an experience.” It articulates a more active than passive attitude. This has often given me pause to consider what part we play in the way our lives play out.

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A Strategic Plan For Adventist Stewardship Ministries

We believe that stewardship, which touches almost all facets of the Christian life, is a concept too broad to be dealt with by just one department.

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First and Foremost

This edition holds important information for both our stewardship educators as well as all those learning to be good stewards.

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