This seminar is a comprehensive look at the financial side of the local congregation. It includes material on the role of the pastor in a stewardship program and explores the different ingred-ients which need to be included in a church’s financial ministry. Time is given to explore basic principles of biblical stewardship and to understand how church finances work at the different levels of the church organization. (10-12 hrs)
Seminars by Ben Maxson
There is a difference between management and leadership. There is an even greater difference between leadership and spiritual leadership. This seminar explores ways of growing as a spiritual leader, developing spiritual leadership skills, and leading people spiritually. (18-20 hrs)
When we accept the lordship of Jesus Christ, it transforms our daily lives. When we apply these principles to our marriage and family, they transform our homes. This seminar explores how to apply the principles of biblical stewardship as a lifestyle to our families. (15 hrs)
Stewardship without discipleship has no future or power. This seminar explores the need for increasing the focus on discipleship in stewardship ministry. It identifies the rational and meaning of discipleship, and explores the basic ingredients of growing disciples. (3 hrs)
Discover the key strategic elements that make stewardship ministry successful. This seminar explores a return to the biblical roots of stewardship as a ministry and focuses on reaching and implementing biblical stewardship in your church.Especially for pastors and church administrators. (18 hrs)
Focus on the principles and skills of discipleship and the spiritual walk with God. This seminar explores what it means to be a disciple and lists five dimensions where discipleship growth needs to take place. It also explores spiritual disciplines that serve as “tools” to help open your life to the presence of God. (20-23 hrs)
Thirteen 3-min. videos of the 1st Quarter Adult Sabbath School Lesson Study Guide on Stewardship by the author, John Mathews, Stewardship Ministries Director of the North American Division. Use these videos as an introduction to each lesson on stewardship throughout the first quarter of 2018. They can be shown each week to church members right before the Sabbath School teacher presents the lesson. You may also download or play these videos on your phone, tablet, laptop or other mobile devices.