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  • Author: Eugene Grimm is a stewardship specialist for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
  • Updated: 12/19/2012
  • ISBN: 0-687-14045-5
  • Copyright: Abingdon Press

Generous People gives detailed practical counsel with a focus on growing people spiritually.

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  • Author: Donald W. Joiner is an ordained clergyperson.  He serves as Operations Officer and Director of Fund Development at the United Methodist General Board of Discipleship
  • Updated: 12/18/2012
  • ISBN: 0-88177-318-2
  • Copyright: Discipleship Resources

Creating a Climate for Giving brings a vision for encouraging a giving climate.  Joiner explores the subsystems through which a church leads its members to give or not to give. He advocates moving from "fund-raising" to "funding ministry."

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  • Author: Thomas L. Friedman.  Mr. Friedman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning well-traveled New York Times foreign-affairs columnist.
  • Updated: 12/18/2012
  • ISBN: 0385499345
  • Copyright: Anchor Books

The major theme of The Lexus and The Olive Tree is the reality of globalization.  Friedman declares that this system is the only viable alternative for economic viability.  Globalization is the international system that, more than anything else, is shaping world affairs today.

Book Review  Book Review
  • Author: Maurice A. Fetty recently retired after serving for 13 years as the senior minister of the Congregational Church of Manhasset (United Church of Christ) in Manhasset, N.Y.
  • Updated: 12/18/2012
  • ISBN: 0-7880-1903-1

Can the rich be righteous; can the righteous be rich?

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  • Author: Mark L. Vincent is lead partner of the contracting and consulting firm, Design for Ministry, that specializes in stewardship education and resources.
  • Updated: 12/18/2012
  • ISBN: 0-8361-9147-1
  • Copyright: Herald Press

Through stories, questions, and practical guidelines, Mark L. Vincent provides congregational leaders (pastors, elders, worship leaders, deacons) and leaders of non-profit organizations with insight and tools for reducing the tension surrounding public discourse about money and faithful stewardship.


Adam CopelandAdam Copeland serves as director of the Center for Stewardship Leaders.

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