Stewardship IS Discipleship by Jon Wiebe
2300 verses in the Bible about money and possessions
16 of 38 parables told by Jesus were about money/possessions
Worries of this life
Deceitfulness of wealth
Desires for other things
Key Questions for the church:
What are you doing to help lead your church to overcome the grip of materialism?
How equipped are you to present the different between fund raising and biblical stewardship?
What is your church offering people to help them overcome the power of money to deceive?
Theology Basics (ask for self first, then for the church)
God is the creator and owner of all things.
God gives the ability to produce wealth.
Money is a major competitor to God.
Money is a test.