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BB-04 - Stewardship In Scripture

Featuring Bruce Barkhauer


With the understanding that stewardship encompasses more than money, “Stewardship in Scripture” students will gain a rich and diverse understanding of biblical stewardship principles. Topics include theology of abundance, the importance of generosity, stewardship as transformation, stewardship of the Gospel, and more.

The primary objective of this course is for students to engage the biblical witness and its broad perspective of the concept of stewardship. Participants in the class will develop an understanding that stewardship is about more than money. The successful student will be able to articulate stewardship as a spiritual discipline and point to passages the elucidate concepts of creation care, Sabbath observation, self-care, gospel care, and the management of resources.

It is suggested that class participants purchase and read Giving to God: The Bible’s Good News About Living a Generous Life by Mark Allen Powell.

Taught by: Bruce Barkhauer


Course Details

Registration is open the on-demand online lecture: “Stewardship and Scripture” taught by Rev. Bruce Barkhauer, Minister for Faith and Giving for Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

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Part of Our Video Lecture Series

This course, "Stewardship In Scripture," is one of our video-only courses consisting of four high-quality audio-graphic (PowerPoint slide synchronized to a narration) lectures from Bruce Barkhauer. All video lectures are delivered as streaming video to media players embedded into each lecture’s page in a dedicated Virtual Classroom.

  • Session 1: 31:27 (mm:ss)
  • Session 2: 33:23 (mm:ss)
  • Session 3: 31:47 (mm:ss)
  • Session 4: 19:50 (mm:ss)

We recommend that you also purchase the course’s textbook as part of your study of this subject. You will get the most out of this course by using the videos and the book together. Study both at your own pace.

For the price of registration, you will receive 120 days of unlimited access to this course’s Virtual Classroom and all of its included videos and other class materials. You may come and go into this course’s online Virtual Classroom as often as you wish.

About Bruce Barkhauer

Rev. Bruce A. Barkhauer is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). For twenty-five years, he has led congregations in Ohio and Indiana in achieving high levels of financial support for local and global missions and he now shares his experience across the life of the whole church. Rev. Barkhauer is a graduate of Ohio University, Christian Theological Seminary, and did Doctor of Ministry studies at Ashland Theological Seminary.