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Presentation on theme: "STEWARDSHIP MINISTRIES Time Talent Treasure TIME TALENT TREASURE Mission Statement: RAISE STEWARDS."— Presentation transcript:




4 Biblical Stewardship Teaches: God owns everything God has given us responsibility to manage His resources As stewards we are accountable

5 The Sense of Stewardship Money is a test –If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches? And if ye have not been faithful in that which is another man’s who shall give you that which is your own? –Luke 16:11,12

6 Time Talent Treasure OBJECTIVE: Provide service to pastors, local churches, and individuals regarding Biblical principles of finance

7 STEWARDSHIP MINISTRIES 85% Pastors feel they have never been equipped to teach Biblical Principles of Finance 90% Have no plan or program to teach stewardship Satanic Conspiracy of Silence

8 Time Talent Treasure Our need to give far exceeds the Church’s need for money Meet the need for the person in the pew

9 SREWARDSHIP MINISTRIES Four Overlapping Groups with Needs Deep trouble, over-extended, pressure Seem OK, but a paycheck from disaster Affairs “wisely”, but not God-honoring God-honoring with significant resources

10 Time Talent Treasure Effective stewardship education with the focus on the spirituality of the individual Raise an awareness of tithing that releases our people

11 STEWARDSHIP MINISTRIES The Tithe is the Historic Benchmark Gives a Release not found in any other form of Christian obedience Free from materialism, worry, anxiety, pride Brings all under the Lordship of Jesus

12 STEWARDSHIP MINISTRIES Encourage wills and trusts Provide a spiritual guardian for minor children Ask ourselves why God has provided more than enough

13 STEWARDSHIP MINISTRIES Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the furstfruits of all thine increase: So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine. Proverbs 3:9.10

14 STEWARDSHIP MINISTRIES 1. Our substance is our wealth, assets, houses, land, retirement funds, our stuff Most 401k, 403b, IRA funds have never been tithed or taxed TITHE THE ESTATE CHURCH THE BENEFICHARY

15 2. And with the firstfruits of all thine increase: First means First, before deductions Increase may not be income

16 STEWARDSHIP MINISTRIES Increases not included in income: housing, utilities car scholarship health insurance employment security

17 PLENTY! How much in account? Plenty! How much does it pay? Plenty! How much in retirement fund? Plenty

18 Time Talent Treasure Encourage wills and trusts Provide Resources –Speakers’ List –Stewardship Manual


20 The Sense of Stewardship By God’s Grace Resolve To: Give the Historic Benchmark, the TITHE Move from NET to GROSS TITHE Move UP a Level in Giving Share the JOY of Faithful Stewardship


22 The Sense of Stewardship When this sense of stewardship settles into our very soul, we arise with a fire in us

23 The Sense of Stewardship Creates a resolve in our heart to never disappoint our Lord Creates a spirit of faithfulness and commitment in us Drives us to be faithful out of gratitude not fear

24 The Sense of Stewardship God owns everything God has entrusted His resources to me

25 The Sense of Stewardship Money is a testimony –Moreover, brethren, we do you to wit of the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia; how that in a great trail of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality. For to their power, I bear record, yea, and beyond their power they were willing of themselves; Praying us with much entreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints. And this they did, not as we hoped, but first they gave their own selves to the Lord, and unto us by the will of God –II Corinthians 8:1-5

26 The Sense of Stewardship Moreover it is required of stewards, that a man be found faithful 1 Corinthians 4:2

27 The Sense of Stewardship Money is a tool –If we love God, we can use money

28 The Sense of Stewardship The Tithe is: –the starting point –the minimum –the spring board –the historic benchmark

29 The Sense of Stewardship Matthew 23:23 –Ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cumin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgement, mercy, and faith: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

30 The Sense of Stewardship Jesus brought tithing up into the company of the weightier matters, mercy, justice, and faithfulness

31 The Sense of Stewardship No one is too poor to give

32 3 LEVELS OF GIVING Should Could Would The Sense of Stewardship

33 SHOULD GIVE LEVEL is the tithe COULD GIVE LEVEL is sacrificial giving

34 The Sense of Stewardship When we limit our lifestyle and give God the excess we move into the WOULD GIVE LEVEL

35 The Sense of Stewardship We must first give ourselves to the Lord Grace causes giving to go before the need

36 The Sense of Stewardship Grace takes giving to new heights


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