Books & websites

Click here to access my Dropbox folder (English) with helpful fundraising resources

All materials/resources are copyrighted, 2010, Terry Sherman, all rights reserved

Recommended Reading for Fundraising

Scott's new FYM version 2017

Funding Your Ministry – a Field Guide for Raising Personal Support’ by Scott Morton, NavPress, 2017 – Website Scott Morton



‘Daring to Live on the Edge: The Adventure of Faith and Finances’ by Loren Cunningham (Founder of Youth With A Mission)


Betty Barnett


‘Friend Raising: Building a Missionary Support Team that Lasts’ by Betty Barnett, a YWAMer.  She underlines the relational aspect of working together to see ministry accomplished.




‘Funding the Family Business’ by Myles Wilson – Website Myles Wilson





The Spirituality of Fundraising’ by Henri Nouwen – A “must read” to understand God’s heart and perspective on partnering to do ministry – “fundraising is first and foremost a form of ministry”.  Website Henri Nouwen




‘Serving as Senders Today’ by Neal Pirolo – for church mission committees, home front teams, etc.  Website Neal Pirolo




‘Wealth, Riches and Money’ by Craig Hill and Earl Pitts – a biblical understanding of God’s purposes for money, how we are influenced by the spirit of mammon, how to live within a “closed budget”. 


‘Money, Possessions and Eternity’ by Randy Alcorn – more Money_Possessions_and_Eternity__66088.1409258556biblical understanding!  Here is a listing of his books in various languages  and here is his website:  Website Randy Alcorn


The God Ask


‘The God Ask’ by Steve Shadrach
Also in Spanish!  


‘Self-supporting Ministry’ by Kevin Colyer, a former YWAMer.


Useful websites: is a place where you can have a fundraising web page for free to raise money for projects you can find out what your asking style is plus other resources tools and resources for raising support – you can create a budget here, online, store it online, and use it to help manage your money. – many good resources and information (U.K.) – a free budget and expenses worksheet created by a missionary – A free tool to make a budget and learn how to use it

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