Abundance : creating a culture of generosity / Michael R. Ward

By: Ward, Michael R [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Mineapolis, Minnesota : Fortress Press, [2020]Copyright date: ©2020Description: 201 pages : illustrations ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1506461409 (pbk.); 9781506461403 (pbk.)Subject(s): Church fund raising | Church finance | Christian giving | Church management | Bee culture
Contents:
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.
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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.

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