God vs. Money

Winning Strategies in the Combat Zone

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God vs. Money
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Published August 2018

Stop falling for Money's false promises, and trust in God's promises. Help those you lead do the same.

God and Money both make a lot of promises. God keeps all of God's promises, while Money keeps none.
However, Money has better advertising, and we keep falling for it.

Here's how to turn that trend around in your life and in the lives of
those you lead. Get practical, up-to-date, expert advice on
fundraising--one of the biggest challenges facing church and
not-for-profit leaders.

Chapters include:

1. The Realities of the Situation
2. The Preacher Must Be the Leader
3. A Theology of Giving – Why We Do It
4. Preach It
5. Competing Is Not a Dirty Word
6. Start Now and Don’t Quit
7. You Have to Have a Budget
8. Basic Fundraising Principles
9. Making the Ask
10. Big Money - Capital Campaigns
11. Succeeding in a Capital Campaign
12. Easy Money – Planned Giving
13. Building, Banking and Bonds


About the Author

Dr. J. Clif Christopher

Christopher founded the Horizons Stewardship Company in 1992 following a challenging career in pastoral ministry. He serves as the company’s CEO to this day. In his twenty years as a pastor, he led numerous major building and capital campaigns. Since founding Horizons, he and his strategists have led consultations in over 2,000 churches, conferences, synods and diocese in all phases of building, finance, and church growth raising billions of dollars for ministry.
Christopher is a certified church growth consultant and has earned the coveted title CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive). In 1995, he was given the National Circuit Rider Award by the United Methodist Church for outstanding leadership in developing vital congregations. He has personally worked in over 42 states and is a frequent speaker at stewardship seminars around the country. He is the co-author of the book Holy Smoke, the author of Not Your Parents’