A Spirituality of Fundraising

A Spirituality of Fundraising, by Henri J.M. Nouwen | John S. Mogabgab, Series Editor.

Have you ever raised funds for your church, another organization, or a mission trip? Maybe you felt uncomfortable about asking people to donate money. It’s time to change the way you view this important task.

“Fundraising is, first and foremost, a ministry,” renowned author and teacher Henri Nouwen writes in the introduction. Nouwen approaches fundraising from a position of strength rather than weakness, seeing it as spiritual work. “Fundraising is precisely the opposite of begging,” he points out. “The core of fundraising is casting a compelling vision that people want to be part of.”

Unlike most business/leadership books, A Spirituality of Fundraising is brief and can easily be read in one sitting. Sections of this booklet include:

  • Fundraising as Ministry
  • Helping the Kingdom Come About
  • Our Security Base
  • People Who Are Rich
  • Asking
  • A New Communion
  • Prayer and Gratitude
  • Your Kingdom Come

Nouwen’s insights will shift your thinking about fundraising. A must read for leaders of churches, nonprofits, ministries, and businesses!

 

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