Posts by Bill Marianes

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Do You Believe?

​In this episode, Bill Marianes asks the questions, “Do you believe? Do you have faith? Do you have confidence in the story of Christ’s resurrection…

Apr 16, 2015
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Igniting The Flame of True Christian Stewardship – Part 4: A New Parish Operational Paradigm

Why are you here? Why have you and your Parish been given so many gifts, talents, resources and abilities? If you want to learn what stewardship truly…

Dec 31, 2014
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Igniting The Flame of True Christian Stewardship – Part 3: How To Implement Christian Stewardship

Why are you here? Why have you and your Parish been given so many gifts, talents, resources and abilities? If you want to learn what stewardship truly…

Dec 31, 2014
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Igniting the Flame of True Christian Stewardship – Part 2: What Is True Christian Stewardship

Why are you here? Why have you and your Parish been given so many gifts, talents, resources and abilities? If you want to learn what stewardship truly…

Dec 31, 2014
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“Bless His Heart, Sometimes, He Just Don’t Get It” (An Everyday Christmas Message – Without Mirrors, We Get Pronouns Wrong).

In this episode, Bill shares a Christmas gift with his listeners. Rather, he shows all of us how to give a Christmas gift to those around us, when we truly…

Dec 30, 2014
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Igniting the Flame of True Christian Stewardship – Part 1: We’ve Gotten Stewardship All Wrong

The Real Facts And Figures Of What Is Actually Happening With Christian Churches In America Why are you here? Why have you and your Parish been given so…

Nov 21, 2014
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The Thief and St. Peter – The 3 C’s of True Christian Leaders (What a difference a few days can make.)

In this episode, Bill Marianes treats the topic of Christian Leadership, breaking it down by the “3 C’s”, Conviction, Courage, and Choices….

Nov 03, 2014
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War and Stewardship

This podcast explores how the worldwide war being waged against Christians implicates our stewardship callings. We explore the clear and prophetic guidance…

Sep 04, 2014
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What Will Your Eulogy Say?

This podcast challenges us to consider our legacy by exploring how our eulogy provides the human grade as to whether we lived our stewardship calling and…

Aug 21, 2014
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The Scriptural Foundation of Stewardship – Part 2

This is the second of a multi-part series that explores the Scriptural foundation of stewardship. The Holy Gospel is the greatest book ever written that teaches,…

Jun 13, 2014
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The Scriptural Foundation of Stewardship – Part 1

The Scriptural Foundation of Stewardship – Part 1  is the first of a multipart series that explores the Scriptural foundation of stewardship. The Holy…

May 26, 2014
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The SIN Challenge, Part 3 – The Numbers Challenge in our Churches

This podcast is the third in the three-part series on the Stewardship Spirituality, Income and Numbers challenges (what I refer to as the “SIN”…

May 09, 2014

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