Church Administration and Finance Manual: Resources for Leading the Local Church

by Otto F. Crumroy Jr., Stan Kukawka, and others. Morehouse Publishing, 1998.

This extensive book covers the many details involved in church administration, with good, substantive overviews, many checklists, and numerous samples—including job descriptions, contracts, and letters. The chapters address planning, organizing and staffing, leading, and assessing and reporting. It is difficult to imagine a congregation that would not be able to find valuable guidance in this manual.