Developing a Giving Church

Developing a Giving Church

by Elmer Town, Stan Toler

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Overview

Today pastors and church leaders have an unparalleled opportunity to shape a biblical vision for Kingdom giving. Based on the foundational premise that stewardship is the management of time, talents, and treasure, authors Stan Toler and Elmer Towns set forth a vision for pastors and church leaders to shape the thinking in the pews. Developing a Giving Church provides guidance for shaping a giving environment, suggestions for developing committed steward leaders, and counsel on biblical strategies. This vital stewardship resource merges insightful principles with proven methods for creating a climate for giving through stewardship education.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780834130128
Publisher: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
Publication date: 07/28/2013
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.09(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

STAN TOLER is a general superintendent in the Church of the Nazarene following forty years of service as a pastor in Ohio, Florida, Tennessee, and Oklahoma. He has written more than seventy books, including his best-sellers, God Has Never Failed Me, But He's Sure Scared Me to Death a Few Times; The Buzzards Are Circling, But God's Not Finished With Me Yet; God Is Never Late; He's Seldom Early; He's Always Right On Time; The Inspirational Speaker's Resource; and his popular Minute Motivator series.

Table of Contents

Foreword 7

Introduction 9

1 Developing a Giving Environment 17

2 Casting a Vision for a Giving Church 43

3 Developing Committed Steward Leaders 75

4 Developing an Annual Stewardship Plan 101

5 Supporting the Pastoral Team 129

6 Expanding the Giving Base 153

Appendixes 169

Stewardship Sermons 169

Stewardship Stories 201

Stewardship Quotes 213

A Pastor's Stewardship Checklist 218

Stewardship Bibliography 221

Notes 223

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