Author: General Council on Finance and Adminstration
For treasurers, financial secretaries and other church officers. How-to, structures, forms, and basic practices for church financial record systems.
Author: Rick McKinely, Chris Seay, and Greg Holder
Rick McKinley and Chris Seay know they're not the only ones who are tired of how consumerism has stolen the soul of Christmas. In Advent Conspiracy, they invite individuals, families, home groups, and entire churches to join the groundswell of Christ-followers who choose to make Christmas what it should be-a joyous celebration of Jesus' birth that enriches their hearts and the world around them, not a retail circus that depletes their pocketbooks and defeats their spirits.
Author: Sharpe, Robert F.
Written to help those who want to give more effectively; to give the right gift (cash, stocks, life insurance, real estate), at the right time, in the right way. Also covers tax benefits, planning and writing wills, and drafting financial plans.
Video to help you promote the 6 Special Sunday Offerings. Introduction and one segment for each Special Sunday offering. Uses storytelling format portraying a different project for each Sunday. Includes leader's guide.
Author: Harris, Julie
Explains the origins of these debts, and why they should be cancelled. It shows the devastating impact of debt upon the people and the environment in poor countries, and invites the American people to work in solidarity with people from developing countries to help alleviate the unspeakable suffering of millions of people throughout Africa, Latin America, and Asia.
Author: Mather and Joiner
Helps congregations vary their approach and add fun to fund-raising. A program to help congregations raise funds and help members experience the joy of giving. Uses visitation as a part of the annual fund campaign.
Author: Dick, Dan R.
Invites youth to discover the real meaning of stewardship in every part of their lives. In 4 chapters (Time, Relationships, Possessions, and Creation), youth discover how stewardship touches their problems, hope, and dreams. Each chapter has a real-life dilemma, biblical reflection, group questions, and try-it-on-for-size applications. For group study, youth meeting, small groups, and discipleship studies.
Author: Piper, Otto A.
Covers the nature of money, the money institution, the ethical problem of money, the Christian approach, the Biblical view, property, the Christian attitude, and practical problems.
Author: Joiner, Donald W.
Explores the questions: how do biblical principles of faith connect with the way I view and use my money, and how do my attitudes toward money rate on the scale of Christian "money sense"?, and others. Connects questions of faith with practical patters like setting financial goals, creating a budget, planning for savings, dealing with debt, and writing a will. Each chapter includes focus questions and exercises. Can be used as an individual or group study.
Author: Barrett, Wayne C.
Hundreds of proven ideas for funding your ministry.
Author: Miller, Herb
Stewardship Program Book focusing on the spiritual perspective to steawrdship. Directed toward raising the level of stewardship rather than raising the church budget.
Author: Miller, Herb
Kit for the Consecration Sunday Stewardship Program.
Author: Joiner, Donald
A fresh, comprehensive strategy for helping churches recognize stewardship as an exciting spiritual journey in response to God's call.
An 8 minute video to help you promote and interpret the One Great Hour of Sharing offering. Dramatic visual imagery, a poetic script and inspirational music combine to touch viewers' hearts and minds. Includes leader's guide.
Author: Heetland, David L.
Helps train and motivate church leaders to lead congregations toward a stronger stewardship of financial resources.
Author: Hudnut-Beumler, James
A book about money and its place in our lives and in our churches - not about how to get more money for the work of the church. The time is ripe for congregations to rethink their understandings of how we ought to live faithfully in a material world.
This new stewardship resource is published annually. It is in magazine form with a central insert section (Remember: Year-Long Stewardship Emphasis) and 7 supporting articles. The central section can be used as your strategy for stewardship campaign, or simply as a few pieces as a supplement to your campaign.
Author: Caldwell, Kirbyjon H.
A road map to spiritual, emotional and financial wholeness. National bestseller by one of Newsweek's 100 Americans to watch for the new century. Complements video curriculum SG- -001. Finding your calling, stage a comeback, take a faith walk, whup the Devil, create wealth God's way, develop God-blessed relationships.
Author: Roehlkepartain, Naftali and Musegades
A positive, proactive response that values the commandment to teach our children and gives us an important tool for saving our world. Now is the time to claim generosity as an antidote to wanton consumerism. Examines youthful generosity from many hological perspectives.
Author: Campolo and Brown
Should Churches Pressure Corps to be More Racially responsive?
Should We Give Money to Panhandlers?