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A rich new volume in Judson Press's best-selling "Star Book for Ministers" series!
Pastor and author Clifford Jones has compiled an impressive collection of practical and biblical resources for church leaders who want to make stewardship a vital part of congregational life and discipleship. This volume approaches stewardship as a lifestyle encompassing:
• Responsiveness to community needs• Management of personal resources• Worship through giving tithes and offerings
Specific features include:
• A review of stewardship in the Old and New Testaments• Content for preaching and teaching ministries• Materials for the worship service• Basic training guidelines for saving, reducing debt, and estate planning• Advice for introducing financial principles to children and youth• Financial transparency and accountability for leaders• A pastoral response to poverty• Giving as a spiritual discipline
Clifford A. Jones Sr., DMin, MDiv, MTh, is senior pastor of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina where he has served since 1982. He is the editor of From Proclamation to Practice: A Unique African American Approach to Stewardship (Judson Press, 1997), and contributed to How Can I Find God? (Triumph Books, 1997), From One Brother to Another: Voices of African American Men (Judson Press, 1997), Consuming Passion: Christianity and the Consumer Culture (InterVarsity Press, 1998), Becoming and Practicing What It Means To Be A Christian (AK Classics, 2011) and The Star Book for Stewardship (Judson Press, 2012).
For Dr. Jones's complete biography, visit the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church website.
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