Money Matters in Church: A Practical Guide for Leaders (Google eBook)

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Baker Books, Jul 1, 2007 - Religion - 224 pages
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Money Matters in Church helps leaders to discover a one-stop, comprehensive model for managing finances and fundraising. It guides leaders of any size church or ministry to create a culture of giving that supports savvy, faithful, and legal financing. The authors present a biblical theology of stewardship that supports ways to develop donors and maximize contributions, enact a strategic budget and effective audit process, project income and expenses, work with banks, compensate staff, and address debt. The book's practical step-by-step approach makes finance issues understandable for leaders without a business background.
  

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User Review  - Darrell Bridges - Christianbook.com

A very practical book written by a practitioner (Steve Stroope) and a consultant (Aubrey Malphurs) with a wealth of church exposure and experience. This book has both an understanding of God and a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chuck Lowery - Goodreads

Very good book on financil matters in church. One of those books that every pastor would benefit from reading. Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
11
Creating a Culture of Giving
19
Developing Donors
29
Maximizing Contributions
43
Managing Your Kingdom Resources
51
Analyzing Your Strategic Budget
69
Deciding Who Decides
79
Protecting the Churchs Financial Integrity
91
Keeping It Legal
131
Dealing with Debt
137
Preparing for a Capital Campaign
143
Implementing the Capital Campaign
165
Following Up the Campaign
181
Appendix A A Theology of Financial Stewardship
187
Appendix B Precampaign Questionnaire
205
Campaign Calendar
213

Funding New Facilities
97
Understanding Good Banking Basics
107
Paying the Staff
121

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About the author (2007)

Aubrey Malphurs is a professor of church ministries at Dallas Theological Seminary and a church consultant and trainer who has written numerous successful books. He lives in Dallas, Texas.

Steve Stroope is senior pastor of Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall, Texas. His congregation of 8,000 people is one of the 100 fastest growing churches in America. He lives in Rockwall, Texas.

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