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Best Practices to Strengthen Financial Stewardship in Your Local Church

On August 10, 2023, The Foundation hosted Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane, Director of Stewardship & Generosity at Discipleship Ministries. Stewardship and finance have been going through many changes and evolution in the past two decades. The pandemic accelerated and highlighted some of those changes. Rev. Dr. Sloane shares some ideas and best practices he sees in churches who have successfully navigated a changing landscape and are growing generosity and thriving!

View the recorded webinar here. 

Download Ken's slides here.


Discipleship Ministries:

Discipleship Ministry Articles

Webinars (Discipleship Ministries)

Personal Finance


  • Twelve Keys to an Effective Church by Kennon Callahan (Cokesbury)
  • Bounty: Ten Ways to Increase Giving at your Church by Scott MdKenzie and Kristine Miller (Cokebury)
  • Generosity, Stewardship, and Abundance: A Transformational Guide to Church Finance by Lovett Weems and Ann Michel (Cokesbury)
  • Enough: Discovering Joy Through Simplicity and Generosity by Adam Hamilton (also study guide and DVD) (Cokesbury)
  • Generosity Rising: Lead a Stewardship Revolution in Your Church by Scott McKenzie (Cokesbury)

Foundation Resources

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