Nathan Kirkpatrick highlights the gifts and limitations of being a guest preacher on stewardship.
Lake Institute’s Resource Library collects and curates a wide range of resources that can help deepen understanding and practice at the intersection of faith and giving.
Search by keywords or browse by themes to find current research, leadership insights, inspiring stories, discernment guides, theological reflection, and more.
Where to Start is a tool to help faith leaders consider what to do when they don't know what to do about resources.
This collection features all of the resources created by the Ecumenical Stewardship Center before they closed in 2021.
The Faithful Generosity Story Shelf highlights congregations and other religious organizations who have sought to use their assets and resources in creative—and sometimes surprising—ways as an expression of faithful giving.
David P. King, PhD highlights a study to help faith-based organizations can harness the power of giving in communities.
Patricia Snell Herzog, PhD writes that the best way to tailor appeals is to engage donors based on the approach they take to their giving.
Rabbi Julia Appel shares research about belonging and how different program areas impact a congregant’s sense of belonging.
Meredith McNabb describes in-kind donations and how they can be used to create meaningful connections with donors.
Dilnaz Waraich, President of WF Fund, discusses ways Muslim philanthropy helps her family pay forward the efforts of her immigrant ancestors.
Guest writer, Dr. Jorge Juan Rodriguez V, shares revelations from Latinx philanthropic tensions.
The Faithful Generosity Story Shelf highlights congregations and other religious organizations who have sought to use their assets and resources in creative ways as an expression of faithful giving.
Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso reflects on the connection between art, religion, and philanthropy - particularly the unique way each calls us to pay attention to the world.
Lake Dissertation Fellow, Feyza Akova, discusses Sufism, self-transcendence, and social change and their connections to doing good in the world.
- Reflections on important developments in the field of faith and giving
- Recommended books, studies and articles
- Upcoming Lake Institute events