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What are the themes/topics covered on the 1000+ pages on this website? This website had resources, materials, articles, cartoons, quips and quotes, and sermons that address matters of Biblical stewardship, generosity, giving, tithing, tithes and offerings, fundraising, building fund pledge drives, church capital campaigns from a Biblical/Scriptural perspectives. Hundreds of Bible verses and reference are included on this site for pastors, churches, ministers, Sunday school directors, teachers, curriculum writers. On this site you will find some of the best practices used by churches, parachurches and denominations to encourage giving and generosity among congregations, parishes, and constituencies.
How do the materials on this site help churches, ministries, parachurches, nonprofits, Christian organizations, mission agencies, and denominations? The generosity and giving material on this website will help any church or groups inspire greater generosity, increase giving, grow their budget, raise funds for church building fund capital campaign projects, teach the Bible and Biblical truth on finances - debt - generosity - savings - giving - offerings - investments and much, much more.
Who are some of the people that have endorsed Brian Kluth or his materials? Howard Dayton (and the late Larry Burkett) of Crown Financial Ministries and Christian Financial Concepts, Ron Blue - founder of Ron Blue & Company and CFPN Christian Financial Professionals Network (now called Kingdom Advisors), Fred Smith of The Gathering, Bob Buford of Half Time and Leadership Network, Dr. Tony Evans of the Urban Alternative, Lyle Schaller, George Barna of Barna Research, Dick Towner of Willow Creek Association Good Sense Ministry and movement. Brian has also worked with Generous Giving (Daryl Heald), National Christian Foundation that serves clients all over the country through Christian Community Foundations, Willow Creek Association (WCA), Forrest Reinhardt (formerly of Saddle Back Community Church where Rick Warren is the senior pastor), Christian Stewardship Association, Dr. Scott Preissler, Professor of Stewardship at Southwestern Southern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, TX. Stan Toler formerly of John Maxwell's Injoy Ministries, John Perkins of the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA), Dr. Gene Getz of Dallas Theological Seminary, Richard Hammer of Church Treasurer's Alert. Brian also had Randy Alcorn speak at the Christian Stewardship Association conference while he was president of CSA.
What organizations or groups has Brian Kluth been part of or spoken for: Christian Stewardship Association (CSA), National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), National Association of Evangelicals (NAE - Board member), Christian Camp and Conference Association - CCDA (formerly known as Christian Camping International - CCI), Gospel Music Association (GMA), Evangelical Free Church of American (EFCA), Willow Creek Association (WCA), Good Sense Ministry at the Willow Creek Association, ABHE (formerly the The Accrediting Association of Bible Colleges or AABC - the organization was called the American Association of Bible Colleges). World Evangelical Fellowship (WEF) - - now called the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) while Dwight Gibson was the USA Director (Dwight Gibson is now with Geneva Global). Brian attended Asbury Seminary's Beeson Institute for 3 years. He has spoken at Bethel College and Seminary (now Bethel University), Northwestern College, and University of Wisconsin Inter-Varsity campus groups.
Has Brian's work been covered by the media: Brian has been interviewed for articles and programs or provided material for Kiplinger magazine (circulation: 1 million), NBC Dateline, an NBC TV affiliate, CBN TV 700 Club, Moody Radio Network's Open Line, HCJB World Radio International Friendship Program, REV! Magazine, (the former) Moody Monthly magazine, Crown Financial Ministries Money Matters radio program heard on 1000 stations, KYCC Radio based in Stockton, CA, Christianity Today's My Church, Colorado Springs Gazette newspaper, the Christian Report, Willow Creek Association (WCA) Seeds ezine, The Christian Post (as a top story), REV! Magazine; Church Executive Magazine, CCM Magazine, UPI - United Press International, USA Religious News, Christian Newswire, Christian Headlines, Google News, Yahoo News and MSNBC News.
Here are the links for some of the groups Brian has spoken for, been interviewed by or written for: National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), Guest Radio Commentator for CROWN FINANCIAL MINISTRIES, Former national president (5 years) with the CHRISTIAN STEWARDSHIP ASSOCIATION, Contributing Writer to CHURCHCENTRAL.COM - Contributing Writer to GENEROUSGIVING.ORG - Contributing Writer to THEGOODSTEWARD.COM - Contributing Writer to CHURCHSTAFFING.COM's "MONDAY MORNING INSIGHT" - Contributing Writer to CHURCHWORLDDIRECT.COM - Contributing Financial Writer for a book by BROADMAN & HOLMAN PUBLISHERS - Interviewed for CHRISTIANITY TODAY'S "MEN OF INTEGRITY" Magazine - Contributing Writer to PREACHING.COM Ezine - Contributing Writer to REV MAGAZINE - Contributing Writer to PULPIT HELPS Magazine - Interviewed for CHRISTIANITY TODAY'S "YOUR CHURCH" Magazine - Contributing Writer for www.SermonCentral.com
What themes is Brian's cartoons themes about: Brian has developed cartoons on stewardship, cartoons on giving, cartoons on church offerings, cartoons on money, cartoons on finances, cartoons on wealth, cartoons on charity, cartoons on debt, cartoons on shopping, cartoons on credit cards, cartoons on borrowing, cartoons on church building campaign projects and fund drives, cartoons on philanthropy, cartoons on tithes - tithing - offerings. In addition to cartoons, Brian also has financial - generosity - debt - giving - tithing - money - credit card - philanthropy statistics, facts, figures, stories, sermon illustrations, quips, quotes, and Scripture verses on his website.
Does this website recommend any companies or consultants for church or institutional capital fund campaigns to raise money for 3-year building fund pledge drives? While Brian is not involved in consulting himself, he does refer people to many of the national and regional church capital fundraising consultants and architects and providers of stewardship resources that he is actively aware of. Here is a list: www.GenerousLife.info 40 Day Bible devotional that many churches have used for an in-house or consultant-led capital campaign MAXIMUM Generosity resources for Building Funds or Stewardship Campaigns Guide-to-Funding-Ministry.net American Church Builders Brown Church Development Group Build My Church California Plan of Church Finance Capital Campaigns for Churches Cargill Associates Church Building Consultants & Architects Church Funding Counsel Church Fund-raising Services ChurchLending.Net - Bank of the West Evangelical Christian Credit Union John R. Frank Consulting Group The Gage Group Generis Group The Goehner Group Havey & Associates INJOY Stewardship Services Ken MacLeod & Associates - KMA of Canada Master Financial Planning Services Master Resources, Inc. McConkey-Johnston International Ministry Campaign Services (for Evangelical Free Churches and other evangelical churches) The Rogers Company RSI Church Services Group Saddleback Church Time to Build Campaign Kit Shepherds Group Stewardship Development Successful Fundraising--Why Hire A Pro? The Timothy Group TLC Ministries Together We Build What You Should Know Before Hiring A Consultant
Can you highlight information Brian has put on this website on his "Getting Your House In Order Christian Planning Guide" (renamed: "Because I Love You Christian Planning Guide")? The main themes are faith issues, medical issues and health care directives, funeral planning, estate planning guide, family tree, medical information, family and life legacy and heritage issues, choosing children's guardians, helpful information for caregivers - retirees - aging parents, charitable giving, form for writing a budget, form for debts and liabilities, form for charitable and Christian giving, wills - trusts - estate planning guidance, seasonal household projects, checklists of important names - numbers - family information - legal documents - financial records - bank statements. Click here for more info or sample downloadable Getting Your House in Order manual (i.e. forms and checklists for getting your household information and estate and family affairs in order).
If Brian's website had an internet tag cloud, what would the key words, topics and themes associated with this website? Bible scriptures truth church generosity giving stewardship Brian Kluth philanthropy finances pastors money sermons messages contributions generous life - stewardship campaigns - cartoons teaching giving financial statistics church treasurer finance committee - stewardship committee - building fund drive committee executive pastor church administrator stewardship cartoons - wealth tithing tithes charity ministries fundraising non-profits nonprofits quips quotes church building fund campaigns pledge drives 40 day help resources generous giving curriculum churches budgets finances humor stories sermon illustrations messages poverty house in order budget crisis problems increase offerings giving best practices churches.
Contact information: Brian Kluth | 5201 Pinon Valley Road | Colorado Springs, CO 80910 | 719-930-4000 | Email