Judson Press releases highly anticipated revision of classic for church treasurers

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/15/19)—Judson Press has released “The Work of the Church Treasurer, New Edition,” the highly anticipated revision of a classic for church treasurers, as part of the best-selling “Work of the Church” series.

Sure to be appreciated by first-time and veteran church treasurers alike, as well as pastors, lay leaders and seminarians, this resource includes the essentials of the previous edition updated for the practice of 21st-century church.

Reflecting the use of technology in today’s recordkeeping and budgeting, the book includes helpful guidelines for handling the annual budget, weekly receipts and disbursements, monthly reports and regular audits. It features a general overview of the ministry of the treasurer in the life of the church, as part of a larger team tasked with faithful stewardship and ethical practice.

The volume is by Thomas E. McLeod and Matthew Tennant, M.Div., M.St., D.Phil.

McLeod is retired from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he was an associate professor of Accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute for Management Accountants.

Tennant is senior minister of University Baptist Church, Charlottesville, Va., and visiting professor of Philosophy of Religion at L’Universite’ Chre’tienne du Nord d’Haiti. He is also author of “Preaching in Plenty and in Want” (Judson Press, 2011).

Founded in 1824, Judson Press is a publishing ministry of American Baptist Home Mission Societies, American Baptist Churches USA. It is committed to producing Christ-centered leadership resources for the transformation of individuals, congregations, communities and cultures.

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