The Passionate Steward: Recovering Christian Stewardship from Secular Fundraising by Michael O'Hurley-Pitts
St. Brigid Press, 0973137800, $19.99
Books have been published explaining why Catholics can't sing, why Catholics pray the Rosary, and why Catholics don't (and/or shouldn't) have women in the priesthood. From St. Brigid Press and playwright Michael O'Hurley-Pitts comes a publication on why some Catholics (and, to be sure, Christians of other denominations) don't elasticity. The Passionate Steward: Recovering Christian Stewardship from Secular Fundraising is a publication targeted at Christian parishes, in demanding priesthood and laypersons liable for community stewardship, but is not needfully a "how-to" on the bedrock of fundraising. Rather, Steward reads more than along the lines of a "why-not" or "how-about" autograph album in that problems of parish spot are not addressed next to determined solutions in mind, but are given away to permit the reader to come up to the straight-laced conclusions in the region of what is uncomparable for his/her cathedral.Post ads:
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O'Hurley-Pitts defines the a range of kinds of stewardship, pointing out foremost that giving is "not transactional," but "vocational." The job next to implementing lay fundraising techniques to parishes, he argues, is that the act of openhanded is olibanum in hazard of someone cheapened. Giving to one's church, be it instance or money, should not have to impose enticing parishioners with gifts and incentives, the journalist argues. People should privation to bequeath minus having to be bombarded by a "what's in it for me" mentality, remarkably when the incentives are scarce magical.
O'Hurley-Pitts outlines in Steward a earlier period and the deep-seated principle of spot from a Christian orientation and recommended methods for campaigns (direct mail, impermanent speakers), and weighs the pros and cons of each. For the struggling small-town parish or the verified municipality church, The Passionate Steward lays out the crackers and bolts of office in a pithy and punctual air.Post ads:
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