"Crisis on the Horizon" (Kenneth M. Fleck)
"A financial crisis of staggering proportions is looming on the horizon for most Christian ministries in the United States," Fleck says. "Unless our ministries take immediate preventative action, many of our churches, schools, seminaries, and charitable missions will be forced to close their doors because they simply lack the financial resources needed to keep them open."
I've known Fleck for eight years and I assure you he's not an alarmist "who fail(s) to recognize God's sovereign authority to ensure that His people emerge triumphant no matter how dire the circumstances confronting them." To the contrary, he's one of the most level-headed persons I know and, despite my own similar warnings to many leaders who would not listen, I have seen the reality of this problem result in the demise of many campus ministries.
"Despite the grim financial realities facing our ministries, the sounding of the alarm is not a cry of despair," says Fleck. "God is in control and can aid us in our time of need."
Fleck, who is an estate planning attorney, discusses financial stewardship issues from a biblical perspective in his book. He also provides step-by-step instructions on how Christian ministries can proactively prepare for and survive the predicted financial crisis.
Fleck is also the executive director of The Faith Endowment Institute, an organization dedicated to helping ministries design, implement, and maintain, successful endowment building programs. In addition, he's an advisor for Transforming Campus Ministries' board of directors.
"Crisis on the Horizon" is published by The Faith Endowment Insititute.
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