Joppa Stewardship Leaders Joseph Daniel Potvin, Ottawa, ON Bulletin Stewardship Reflections for March 5th to March 26th, 2017 March 5th – 1st Sunday of Lent In falling to the devil’s temptation Adam and Eve went against God’s divine plan for humankind. Not content with being created in the image of God they sought equality with … More Stewardship Reflections March 2017
Joppa Stewardship Leaders Bulletin Stewardship Reflections for February 5th to February 26th, 2017 February 5th – 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time “Let your light shine before human beings” We know that St. Paul was knowledgeable, in fact he was an expert in the law, a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee. (Acts 23:6) Yet, we … More FREE Stewardship Reflections for Parish Bulletins – February 2017
January 1st – Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother of God Mary perfectly embodied one of the foundational virtues of stewardship in her life – trust. She trusted in God’s plan for her, and her new born son. As Mary pondered the words of the shepherds in her heart, I imagine she might have thought, … More Joppa Stewardship Leaders FREE offer – Weekly Stewardship Reflections for Church Bulletins -Let’s Change some Hearts & Minds!
I never imagined how good it would feel to shake off some of the excess, slow down, and live simply. When I finally recognized God as the only source of all the blessings that I enjoy, it was easier for me to swim against the tide, embrace the simpler life, and find a healthy balance … More Simplicity – Less Really is More! Dump the Debt & Stress
What motivates people to be the best stewards they can be? Certainly a sense of obligation or duty can be a factor for many. What about gratitude? I have witnessed the power of gratitude in inspiring a more generous, and most importantly, sustainable commitment to the Christian call to stewardship. I have been training church … More The Power of Changed Thinking
Why Stewardship? Good Question! Imagine you are at your Parish Pastoral Council meeting and you are rather passionately encouraging the leadership and the Pastor to get involved in promoting better stewardship in the parish. They ask you why…the parish meets its financial commitments every month and there are a sufficient number of ‘volunteers’ (many volunteering … More Why Stewardship?
Prior to seeking God’s Kingdom, my way of life was one of bondage. I was in prison, and I didn’t even know it. I was imprisoned by my own thoughts and actions. I had slipped into a lifestyle of bad attitudes and bad behaviour that at the time seemed completely normal. Discipleship and stewardship have … More Dare to Take the Risk