Stewardship and Generosity

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 5-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Clayton Smith talks about the classes and resources that have helped him develop innovative and successful stewardship campaigns and programs in his church. Clayton Smith is Executive Pastor of Stewardship and Generosity at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, a multi-site church in the Kansas City area. He is also the author of Propel: Good Stewardship, Greater Generosity. 


Which of Clayton’s points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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Clayton has taken classes in planned giving, fundraising, and generosity that have not only helped him in his pastoral role, but also refreshed his spirit and passion for the work he is doing. Consider how taking classes and learning new ways of doing ministry could refresh and revitalize you in your role.  


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