Abundance : creating a culture of generosity / Michael R. Ward - 201 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
The author, who is a beekeeper, begins each chapter with an illustrative story about bees and beekeeping.
Includes bibliographical references.
Grounded -- Board and staff leadership -- The financial stewardship plan -- Strategic vision -- Case development -- Communication for when you are asking and when you aren't -- Donor mentality -- Roadblocks -- Utilize volunteers -- Donor stewardship -- Council and board activities -- Witness to generosity -- $10,000 dollar carwash: special appeals from an abundance mentality -- A different story as the church: stewardship for all seasons -- Growing givers' hearts -- Should the pastor know? -- Fundraising is ministry -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Outcome stories -- Appendix B: Sample offering talks -- Appendix C: Sample strategic plans, goals, objectives, and tactics.
1506461409 (pbk.) 9781506461403 (pbk.)
Church fund raising.