Living With Wealth Without Losing Your Soul: A Pastor's Journey from Guilt to Grace

Living With Wealth Without Losing Your Soul: A Pastor's Journey from Guilt to Grace


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ISBN-13: 9780795348556
Publisher: RosettaBooks
Publication date: 09/13/2016
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Steve Perry graduated from Azusa Pacific University in 1975 with a B.A. in Religion, and later earned a Masters of Divinity from Wartburg Theological Seminary in 1979. He served as Associate Pastor of Grace Lutheran (’79-’84, Huntington Beach, CA) and Senior Pastor of Mission Lutheran Church (’84-’96, Laguna Niguel, CA). In 1996, Perry co-founded the Foundation for Christian Stewardship (now the National Christian Foundation California) and in 2003 he founded the Sacred Harvest Foundation with his wife, Susie. Currently, Perry serves on the boards of Azusa Pacific University, National Christian Foundation California, and Mission Increase Foundation. Steve met his wife, Susie, at Azusa Pacific University, and they were married on December 27, 1975. They have two married children, Jennifer and Matthew, and two grandchildren.

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Wealth is important to us all—but it is also important to God. The Bible has a great deal to say on the subject, as you will discover in this book. So we must understand it. That is why Steve Perry’s book is such a winner.

What People are Saying About This

Dale Brantner

"Brilliant, pastoral, biblical, and deeply personal. With grace, transparency, and humor, Steve opens his heart to his readers, then turns and opens God’s Word."

—Dale Brantner, President & CEO, CURE International

Dr. John Townsend

"This is the best book I have ever read on living with wealth in a healthy, biblical, and God-honoring manner."

—Dr. John Townsend, New York Times Best Selling Author

Rick Warren

"This book is for anyone who wants to steward well what God has given them."

—Rick Warren, Author of The Purpose Driven Life, Senior Pastor, Saddleback Church

Skye Jethani

"Proverbs tells us that, “When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices” (Proverbs 11:10). Steve Perry’s book provides rare wisdom—both biblical and experiential—for Christians with wealth who are committed to seeking God’s kingdom and his righteousness first. I highly recommend this book for anyone looking for a more thoughtful theology of wealth, joy, and whole life generosity."

—Skye Jethani, author of WITH: Reimagining the Way You Relate to God and co-host of The Phil Vischer Podcast

Fred Smith

"Genuine wealth is more than riches. It is substance, wisdom, and compassion. That is why [Steve’s] journey is not about being merely rich, but the blessing and use of authentic wealth."

—Fred Smith, President, The Gathering

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Living With Wealth Without Losing Your Soul: A Pastor's Journey from Guilt to Grace 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
gparrish More than 1 year ago
A warm and deeply honest exploration of the hidden struggles that emerge when a pastor (who values poverty) finds himself unexpectedly wealthy, as well as a highly practical guide to managing the risks that he encounters on his road to freedom.