Dr. Clif Christopher, MDiv, CFRE, is the CEO of the Horizons Stewardship Company. He is a certified church growth consultant and has earned the coveted title CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive). Christopher founded the Horizons Stewardship Company in 1992 following a challenging and rewarding career in pastoral ministry. Since founding Horizons, he has led consultations in more than 400 churches, conferences, synods, and dioceses in all phases of building, finance, and church growth. For the last 10 years, Christopher has secured more than $500 million for his clients. He has worked in more than 32 states and is a frequent speaker at stewardship seminars around the country. He is the author of several books including Not Your Parents’ Offering Plate, which was published by Abingdon Press. Christopher has been an ordained minister of The United Methodist Church since 1975. He is a graduate of Hendrix College and Emory University. Christopher and his wife have four children. He lives in Cabot, Arkansas.
Good ideas, based on lots of experience. Easy tone. Includes some sample letters. If you're not a conventional Christian, though, you'll need to "read around" some of the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Red Reader
Covers topics of stewardship very well and succinctly. Easy read with great info.Published 2 months ago by Elta Wilson
Any book that asks us to create great churches so they can serve people and then shows us how, has my vote.Published 5 months ago by kathianne Lewis
Not as good as his previous book, "Not your Parents' Offering Plate." This is mostly templates and forms. Not recommended.Published 7 months ago by REL
I have read Christopher but have not, as yet, used it to formulate my plan for stewardshipithin my church. It is very helpful and will be a prime resource in the plan.Published 14 months ago by Phil Gilliland
This book is a must-read for church leaders, especially members of financial and stewardship committees. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Retired empty nester