For Christian leaders, the most helpful money books fall into three categories: 1) personal financial management, 2) church financial management and planning, and 3) philosophical/theological perspectives on money, stewardship, and possessions.

Brattgard, Helge. God's Stewards. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1963. A theological examination of the biblical principles for stewardship.

Burkett, Larry. What Husbands Wish Their Wives Knew About Money. Wheaton: Victor Books, 1977. One of his series of pragmatic financial guides. Other books (published by Campus Crusade for Christ, San Bernardino, California) include Your Finances in Changing Times and Christian Financial Concepts.

Carr, Oscar C., Editor. Jesus, Dollars, and Sense. New York: Seabury Press, 1976. A variety of contributing scholars in three sections: the theology of stewardship and money, methodologies concerning increasing financial faithfulness, and sermons on stewardship themes.

Clinard, Turner Norman. Responding to God: ...

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