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Melvin Amerson is Senior Area Representative and Resource Specialist with the Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF)and author of Stewardship in African American Churches and co-author of Fruit for Celebrating the Offering (both from Discipleship Resources). He is also a board member of the Ecumenical Stewardship Center.

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