Stewardship & Resource Development Bibliography – 2008
A bibliography of resources for Biblical Stewardship, Fundraising and Resource Development, compiled by Gary Hoag.
Alcorn, Randy. Money, Possessions and Eternity. Revised Edition. Wheaton: Tyndale House. 2003.
Alcorn, Randy. The Law of Rewards: Giving What You Can’t Keep to Gain What You Can’t Lose. Wheaton: Tyndale House. 2003.
Alcorn, Randy. The Treasure Principle: Discovering the Secret of Joyful Giving. Sisters, OR: Multnomah. 2001.
Atkinson, Neil. The Shrewd Christian: You Can’t Have It All, But You Can Have More Than Enough. Colorado Springs: Water Brook. 2004.
Barnett, Jake. Wealth & Wisdom: A Biblical Perspective on Possessions. Colorado Springs: NavPress. 1987.
Bassler, Jouette. God & Mammon: Asking for Money in the New Testament. Nashville: Abingdon. 1991.
Beisner, E. Calvin. Prosperity and Poverty: The Compassionate Use of Resources in a World of Scarcity. Eugene: Wipf & Stock. 2001.
Bellesi, Denny and Leesa. The Kingdom Assignment: What Will You Do with the Talents God Has Given You? Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 2001.
Blomberg, Craig L. Heart, Soul, and Money: A Christian View of Possessions. Joplin, MO: College Press. 2000.
Blomberg, Craig L. Neither Poverty Nor Riches: A Biblical Theology of Material Possessions. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. 1999.
Blomberg, Craig L. Preaching the Parables: From Responsible Interpretation to Powerful Proclamation. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. 2004.
Blue, Ron. Generous Living: Finding Contentment Through Giving. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 1997.
Blue, Ron with White, Jeremy. Splitting Heirs: Giving Money and Things to Your Children Without Ruining Their Lives. Chicago: Northfield. 2004.
Blue, Ron and Judy. Raising Money-Smart Kids: How to Teach Your Children the Secrets of Earning, Saving, Investing and Spending Wisely. Nashville: Thomas Nelson. 1992.
Burkett, Larry. The Word on Finances: Topical Scriptures and Commentary. Chicago: Moody Press. 1994.
Callahan, Kennon L. Giving and Stewardship in an Effective Church: A Guide for Every Member. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 1997.
Cameron, Barry L. The ABC’s of Financial Success. Joplin: HeartSpring. 2005.
Cameron, Barry L. and Douglas J. Crozier. The ABC’s of Financial Success Workbook. Joplin: HeartSpring. 2005.
Cathy, S. Truett with Blanchard, Ken. The Generosity Factor: Discover the Joy of Giving Your Time, Talent and Treasure. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 2002.
Chilton, David. Productive Christians in an Age of Guilt Manipulations. Tyler, TX: Institute for Christian Economics. 1981.
Cloughen, Charles Jr. One Minute Stewardship Sermons. Harrisburg: Morehouse Group. 1997.
Conway, Daniel. The Reluctant Steward Revisited: Preparing Pastors for Administrative and Financial Duties. A Report and Commentary on a study conducted by Saint Meinrad School of Theology. St. Meinrad, IN. 2002.
Cosden, Darrell. The Heavenly Good of Earthly Work. Peabody: Hendrickson. 2006.
Cunningham, Loren. Daring to Live on the Edge: The Adventure of Faith and Finances. Seattle: YWAM. 1991.
Dayton, Howard. Free and Clear: God’s Road Map to Debt-Free Living. Chicago: Moody. 2006.
Dayton, Howard. Your Money Counts: The Biblical Guide to Earning, Spending, Saving, Investing, Giving and Getting Out of Debt. Wheaton: Tyndale House 1997.
Dayton, Howard. Your Money Map: A Proven 7-Step Guide to True Financial Freedom. Chicago: Moody. 2006.
Demarest, Bruce. Soul Guide: Following Jesus as Spiritual Director. Colorado Springs: NavPress. 2003.
Flynn, Leslie B. 19 Gifts of the Spirit. Colorado Springs: NexGen. 2004.
Flynn, Leslie B. Your God and your Gold. Williamsport, PA: Hearthstone. 1973.
Foster, Richard J. The Challenge of the Disciplined Life: Christian Reflections on Money, Sex and Power. San Francisco: Harper Collins. 1989.
Getz, Gene A. Biblical Theology of Material Possessions. Chicago: Moody Press. 1991.
Getz, Gene A. Real Prosperity: Biblical Principles of Material Possessions. Chicago: Moody Press. 1990.
Getz, Gene A. Rich in Every Way: Everything God Says About Money and Possessions. West Monroe, LA: Howard. 2004.
Gonzales, Justo L. Faith & Wealth: A History of Early Christian Ideas on the Origin, Significance and Use of Money. Eugene: Wipf & Stock. 2002.
Gotthardt, Alan. The Eternity Portfolio: A Practical Guide to Investing Your Money for Ultimate Results. Wheaton: Tyndale House. 2003.
Guinness, Os. Doing Well and Doing Good: Money, Giving and Caring in a Free Society. Colorado Springs: NavPress. 2001.
Jandl, Al and Van Crouch. The Storehouse Principle. Broken Arrow: CrossStaff. 2004.
Johnson, Luke Timothy. The Literary Function of Possessions in Luke-Acts. Ann Arbor: Scholars Press/UMI. 1977.
Kinsler, Ross and Gloria. The Biblical Jubilee and the Struggle for Life: An Invitation to Personal, Ecclesial and Social Transformation. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books. 1999.
Kluth, Brian. 40 Day Spiritual Journey to a More Generous Life. www.generouslife.info. 2006.
Kluth, Brian. God’s Word on Finances, Wealth and Generosity. Colorado Springs: Kingdom Seekers. 2000.
Lightfield, Timothy. Becoming Financially Faithful and Free… A Devotional. Selma: International Minute. 2007
Lindholm, Paul R. First Fruits: Stewardship Thoughts and Stories from Around the World. Pasadena: Hope. 1993.
Lingenfelter, Sherwood. Transforming Culture: A Challenge for Christian Mission. Grand Rapids: Baker. 1992.
MacArthur, John. Whose Money is it Anyway? A Biblical Guide to Using God’s Wealth. Nashville: Word. 2000.
MacDonald, Gordon. Secrets of the Generous Life: Reflections to Awaken the Spirit and Enrich the Soul. Wheaton: Tyndale House. 2002.
McNamara, Patrick H. More than Money: Portraits of Transformative Stewardship. Herndon, VA: The Alban Institute. 1999.
Nouwen, Henri J. M. The Spirituality of Fund-Raising. Nashville: Upper Room. 2004.
Nowery, Kirk. The Stewardship of Life: Making the Most of All That Your Have and All That You Are. Camarillo: Spire. 2004.
Olford, Stephen F. The Grace of Giving: A Biblical Study of Christian Stewardship. Grand Rapids: Kregel. 1972.
Ortberg, John, Lauri Pederson and Judson Poling. Giving: Unlocking the Heart of Good Stewardship. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 2000.
Packer, J.I. Hot Tub Religion: and Other Thoughts on Christian Living in a Materialistic World. Wheaton: Tyndale House. 1993.
Piper, John. Money: The Currency of Christian Hedonism. Chattanooga: Generous Giving. 2003.
Rasnake, Eddie. Using Your Spiritual Gifts. Chattanooga: AMG. 2004.
Rodin, R. Scott. Stewards in the Kingdom: A Theology of Life in All its Fullness. Downers Grove: InterVarsity. 2000.
Schneider, John R. Godly Materialism: Rethinking Money & Possessions. Downers Grove: InterVarsity. 1994.
Schneider, John R. The Good of Affluence: Seeking God in a Culture of Wealth. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. 2002.
Shaw, Ian J. The Greatest is Charity. Webster: Evangelical. 2005.
Shelley, Bruce L. The Gospel and the American Dream. Portland: Multnomah. 1989.
Sider, Ronald J. Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity. Nashville: Thomas Nelson. 1997.
Stanley, Andy. Fields of Gold: A Place Beyond Your Deepest Fears. A Prize Beyond Your Wildest Imagination. Wheaton: Tyndale. 2004.
Stott, John R.W. Stott on Stewardship: Ten Principles of Christian Giving. Chattanooga: Generous Giving. 2003.
Stovall, Jim. The Ultimate Gift. Colorado Springs: RiverOak. 2001.
Volf, Miroslav. Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 2005.
Wesley, John. The Bicentennial Edition of the Works of John Wesley. Ed. Frank Baker. Volume Two. Nashville: Abingdon. 1985.
Wheeler, Sondra Ely. Wealth as Peril and Obligation: The New Testament on Possessions. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans-Lightning Source. 1995.
Willard, Dallas. The Spirit of the Disciplines. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco. 1991.
Willmer, Wesley K. with Smith, Martyn. God & Your Stuff: The Vital Link Between Your Possessions and Your Soul. Colorado Springs: NavPress. 2002.
Wuthnow, Robert. God and Mammon in America. New York: Free Press. 1994.
Wuthnow, Robert. The Crisis in the Churches: Spiritual Malaise, Fiscal Woe. New York: Oxford University Press. 1997.
Fundraising and Resource Development
Abts, Henry W., III. The Living Trust: The Failproof Way to Pass Along Your Estate to Your Heirs Without Lawyers, Courts, or the Probate System. Chicago: Contemporary. 1989.
Andringa, Robert C. and Engstrom, Ted W. Nonprofit Board Answer Book: Practical Guidelines for Board Members and Chief Executives. Washington D.C.: National Center for Nonprofit Boards. 1997.
Axelrod, Terry. Raising More Money: A Step-By-Step Guide to Building Lifelong Donors. Seattle: Raising More Money Publications. 2003.
Axelrod, Terry. Re-igniting Your Board. Seattle: Raising More Money Publications. 2003.
Axelrod, Terry. The Point of Entry Handbook. Seattle: Raising More Money Publications. 2003.
Barna, George. How to Increase Giving in Your Church. Ventura: Regal. 1997.
Bentz, Whaley, Flessner & Associates, Inc. Bibliography, 2007-2008. Minneapolis. www.bwf.com. 2007.
Bray, Sarah Hardesty. Successful Campus Fund Raising. Washington, DC: CASE Books. 1998.
Brendel, Doug. 7 Deadly Diseases of Ministry Marketing: Confessions of a Christian Fundraiser. International Christian Publishers. 1998.
Brooks, Arthur C. Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth About Compassionate Conservatism. New York: Basic. 2006.
Caulkins, Jonathan P., Jay Cole, Melissa Hardoby and Donna Keyser. Intelligent Giving: Insights and Strategies for Higher Education Donors. Santa Monica: RAND. 2002.
Chait, Richard P., William P. Ryan and Barbara E. Taylor. Governance as Leadership: Reframing the Work of Nonprofit Boards. Hoboken: Wiley. 2005.
Connelly, Anne and Maureen Winter. Going…Going…Gone!: Successful Auctions for Non-Profit Institutions, 2nd ed. Palm Beach Gardens: Target Funding Group. 1993.
Crosson, Russ. A Life Well Spent: The Eternal Rewards of Investing Yourself and Your Money In Your Family. Nashville: Nelson. 1994.
Day, Duane L. The Effective Advancement Professional: Management Principles and Practices. Gaithersburg: Aspen. 1998.
de Graaf, John, David Wann and Thomas H. Naylor. Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic, 2nd ed. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler. 2005.
Diefendorf, Monroe M., Jr. and Robert Sterling Madden. 3 Dimensional Wealth: A Radically Sane Perspective on Wealth Management. Locust Valley: 3 Dimensional Wealth. 2005.
Dillon, R. Mark. Advancing Advancement: A Study of Fundraising Effectiveness Among Protestant Seminaries in the U.S. Indianapolis: Lilly Endowment. 1990.
Dillon, William P. People Raising: A Practical Guide to Raising Support. Chicago: Moody Press. 1993.
Edic, Dick. Resourcing Your Vision: A Church Stewardship Training Guide. San Diego: HP Press. 2002.
Frank, John R. The Ministry of Development: An Introduction to the Strategies for Success in Christian Ministries. Dallas: EDM Press. 1996.
Frantzreb, Arthur C. Not On This Board You Don’t: Making Your Trustees More Effective. Chicago: Bonus Books. 1997.
Garrett, Ed. Sport Scholarships: The Tricks of the Trade on Getting Paid to Play. Lakewood: Hughes Henshaw. 2001.
Gordon, David W. A Plan for Stewardship Education and Development Through the Year: An Outline Manual. Harrisburg: Morehouse Group. 1998.
Grace, Kay Sprinkel and Wendroff, Alan L. High Impact Philanthropy: How Donors, Boards and Nonprofit Organizations Can Transform Communities. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 2000.
Hartsook, Robert F. Closing that Gift!: How to be Successful 99% of the Time. Wichita: ASR Philanthropic. 1999.
Jeavons, Thomas H. and Basinger, Rebekah Burch. Growing Givers’ Hearts: Treating Fundraising as Ministry. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 2000.
Kluth, Brian. Maximum Generosity Church Resource Guide. Colorado Springs: Kingdom Seekers. 2000.
Kuniholm, Whitney. The Ministry of Fund Raising. Washington, D.C.: Prison Fellowship. 1990.
Levell, Dorsey E. and Wayne E. Groner. The Pastor’s Guide to Fund-Raising Success. Chicago: Bonus Books. 1999.
Lewis, G. Douglass and Lovett H. Weems Jr., eds. A Handbook for Seminary Presidents. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. 2006.
Link, E.G. “Jay”. Family Wealth Counseling: Getting to the Heart of the Matter. Franklin, IN: Professional Mentoring Program. 1999.
Lord, James Gregory. The Raising of Money: Thirty-Five Essentials Every Trustee Should Know. Cleveland: Third Sector. 1983.
Malphurs, Aubrey and Steve Stroope. Money Matters in Church: A Practical Guide for Leaders. Grand Rapids: Baker. 2007.
McKinnon, Harvey. Hidden Gold: How monthly giving will build donor loyalty, boost your organization’s income, and increase financial stability. Chicago: Bonus Books. 1999.
Money Money Money! St. Louis: Concordia.
Morris, Adam John. The Fund-Raising Techniques of Evangelical Parachurch Organizations and God’s View of Money and Possessions. Doctoral Dissertation at Talbot School of Theology. 2002.
Morton, Scott. Funding your Ministry: Whether You’re Gifted or Not! Colorado Springs: Dawson Media. 1999.
O’Hurley-Pitts, Michael. The Passionate Steward: Recovering Christian Stewardship from Secular Fundraising. Toronto, Canada: St. Brigid Press. 2002.
Phair, Judith T. and Roland King. Organizational Charts and Job Descriptions for the Advancement Office. Washington, DC: CASE Books. 1998.
Prince, Russ Alan and File, Karen Maru. The Seven Faces of Philanthropy: A New Approach to Cultivating Major Donors. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 1994.
Ramsey, Dave. The Total Money Makeover. Nashville: Nelson. 2003.
Ries, Al and Laura Ries. The 22 Immuntable Laws of Branding. New York: HarperCollins. 2002.
Rodin, R. Scott. The 7 Deadly Sins of Christian Fundraising. Spokane: Kingdom Life. 2007.
Rogers, Rod. Pastor Driven Stewardship: 10 Steps to Lead Your Church to Biblical Giving. Dallas: Brown Books. 2006.
Scanlan, Eugene A. Corporate and Foundation Fund Raising. Gaithersburg: Aspen. 1997.
Schrum, Jake B. ed. A Board’s Guide to Comprehensive Campaigns. Washington D.C.: AGB. 2000.
Schumacher, Edward C. Building Your Endowment. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 2003
Simon, Judith Sharken. The Wilder Nonprofit Guide to Conducting Successful Focus Groups. Saint Paul: Amherst H. Wilder Foundation. 1999.
Smith, Timothy. Donors Are People Too: Managing Relationships With Your Ministry’s Major Contributors. Akron: Berkey Brendel Sheline. 2003.
Stanley, Andy. Visioneering: God’s Blueprint for Developing and Maintaining Vision. Sisters: Multnomah. 1999.
Taylor, Gordy and Cathy Onion. Alumni Relations: Launching Your Program. Washington, DC: CASE Books. 1998.
The Gifting Game. Fairfield: Foundation Source. 2005.
Tolson, Chester L. Proven Principles for Finding Funds: A Guide for Church and Nonprofit Leaders. Grand Rapids: Baker. 2003.
Wagner, Lilya, Rebecca Paredes and Ricardo Rodriguez. Envisioning Growth-Achieving Greatness: The Story of the Hispanic Stewardship Development Partnership. Indianapolis: The Center on Philanthropy at IU. 2004.
Warwick, Mal. How to Write Successful Fundraising Letters. Berkeley: Strathmoor. 1996.
Williams, Karla A. Donor Focused Strategies for Annual Giving. Gaithersburg: Aspen. 1997.
Willmer, Wesley K. ed. Advancing Christian Higher Education: A Guide to Effective Resource Development. Washington D.C.: Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. 1996.
Willmer, Wesley K. ed. Advancing Small Colleges: Strategies for Success in Alumni Relations, Communications, Fund Raising, Marketing, and Enrollment Management. Washington, DC: CASE Books. 2001.
Willmer, Wesley K. ed. Friends, Funds and Freshmen: A Manager’s Guide to Christian College Advancement. Washington D.C.: Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. 1990.
Willmer, Wesley K. ed. Money for Ministries: Biblical Guidelines for Giving and Asking. Wheaton: Victor Books. 1989.
Willmer, Wesley K. with Schmidt, J. David and Smith, Martyn. The Prospering Parachurch: Enlarging the Boundaries of God’s Kingdom. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 1998.
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American Association of Fundraising Counsel (Giving U.S.A.) – https://www.aafrc.org/
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Campbell Rinker – https://www.campbellrinker.com/
Christian Community Foundation – https://www.thefoundations.org/
Christian Management Association – https://www.christianity.com/cma
Christian Stewardship Association – https://www.stewardship.org/
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Colorado Planned Giving Roundtable – https://www.cpgr.org/
Community Resource Center – https://www.crcamerica.org/
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David Lamb’s Prospect Research Page – https://www.lambresearch.com/
DVA Navion International Fundraising Consultants – https://www.dvanavion.com/
Ecumenical Stewardship Center – https://www.stewardshipresources.org/
Eternal Perspective Ministries – https://www.epm.org/
Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability – https://www.ecfa.org/
Foundations On-line – https://www.foundations.org/
Generous Giving – https://www.generousgiving.org/
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