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JULY - SEPTEMBER 2014

A Guide for Local Church stewardship Leaders



Whether you are a stewardship leader, church elder or another church leader, this book is written for those who want to help church members realize the importance of stewardship.

"A vibrant stewardship ministry is fundamental for growing healthy, vigorous and purposeful congregations."



A Guide for Local Church Stewardship Leaders is a how-to book written by practiced veterans of stewardship ministry. This guide is intended specifically for busy people, who have chosen to volunteer valuable time to direct this vital ministry.



The book is full of concrete examples of what has worked for qualified experts in stewardship. Look for proven strategies, fresh innovations, programming ideas and new resources that can be implemented immediately. Learn about the biblical foundation of stewardship,  Working with local church and conference leaders, partnering with local church ministries, capital campaigns, estate planning and more.



A vibrant stewardship ministry is fundamental for growing healthy, vigorous and purposeful congregations. This guide will assist stewardship leaders with ideas and experienced approaches to make your planning most efficient.



A Guide for Local Church Stewardship Leaders by John Matthews and Nikolaus Satelmajer: www.adventsource.org. Catalogue #318965.



Miracle from the Streets

Abused and unwanted, Cheri found a life of violence and addiction from which she knew there was no escape—until she was shown the power of God's unconditional love.



"To hear Cheri Peters's story is to be forever changed. To meet Cheri in person is to encounter a flesh-and-blood, bona fide miracle."

"To hear Cheri Peters's story is to be forever changed. To meet Cheri in person is to encounter a flesh-and-blood, bona fide miracle."



What would it take to rescue an abused, illiterate, unloved bar-room dancer from the streets and turn her into a leader who would inspire others to help "throwaway" kids find meaning and purpose in their lives? What Cheri needed was love. Unconditional love. But how could she find it?



Read the incredible story of one woman's encounter with the power of true love, and how that love is changing lives today. It will change your life."



Miracle from the Streets, by Cherie Peters: www.adventistbookcenter.com.



Understanding Your Community



This volume is more than a helpful analysis. It includes a complete kit of tools and easy-to-follow instructions on how to use them in your community to benefit your local ministry. It also explains what the resulting information means and how to use it to improve your

local strategy. It Includes:

"It includes a complete kit of tools and easy-to-follow instructions on how to use them in your community to benefit your local ministry."



Increasing the visibility and impact of your ministry

How to know the needs of the people in your community

What it is that makes community involvement effective

How to use demographics to improve your outcomes

The religious profile of your community

Conducting a community survey

Deciphering the dynamics and power structure of the community

Use this powerful tool to help identify, understand and address the felt needs in your community.



Understanding Your Community by Monte Sahlin:

www.adventsource.org. Catalogue #420455.



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