About the Author
Donald W. Joiner is an ordained clergyperson, a Certified Financial Planner, a Certified Planning Practitioner, and a Certified Planned Giving Specialist. As Operations Officer and Director of Fund Development at the United Methodist General Board of Discipleship, he leads the denomination in understanding fund development, planned giving and clergy finance. He is a prolific writer and author of: Stewardship: A Rainbow of Possibility, Christians and Money: A Guide to Personal Finance, and Creating a Climate for Giving (Discipleship Resources). He has co-authored: Celebrate Giving, Celebrate and Visit, Celebrate Together (all Discipleship Resources), and The Abingdon Guide to Funding Ministry (Abingdon). In addition, he is a contributing writer to: The Interpreter, Clergy Finance Letter, The Clergy Journal, Celebrate Stewardship, The Circuit Rider, and Christian Ministry.