Giving and stewardship in an effective church a guide for every member by Kennon L. Callahan

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Christian giving,
  • Stewardship, Christian

Edition Notes

Originally published: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, 1992.

Book details

StatementKennon L. Callahan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV772 .C355 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination132 p. ;
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL679097M
ISBN 10078793867X
LC Control Number97025584
OCLC/WorldCa37132563

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