Donald Gerig became president of Fort Wayne (Indiana) Bible College in 1986 after years of parish ministry, most recently as pastor of Calvary Memorial Church in Oak Park, Illinois. From familiarity with parish and institutional finances and academic research in personal finance for pastors, he recommends:
How You Can Manage Your Money (Augsburg)
by John Warren Johnson
If I were to buy only one book on personal finances, this would be the one. Page for page, Johnson gives some of the best practical advice to be found on managing money. He deals in a down-to-earth way with housing, food and clothing, and insurance and investments. A helpful glossary of basic financial terms is included.
Your Money Matters (Bethany)
by Malcolm MacGregor and Stanley C. Baldwin
This book's strength lies in the background principles it illuminates. MacGregor includes informative sections such as "settling the ownership question" that set up a solid context for handling one's money.
Although some readers (including ...1