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Sample: Faith Promise commitment or pledge card

Oswald Smith, pastor of People's Church in Toronto, Canada, publicized the phrase "Faith Promise" to describe his asking the people of his congregation to make an annual financial and prayer commitment or pledge to world evangelism. The idea was born out of his own experience of feeling that God was asking him to give more than he thought he could give.

Front of sample Faith Promise commitment card

Faith Promise commitment card sample

Back of sample Faith Promise commitment card

Faith Promise commitment card sample

How does a church go about calculating a Faith Promise goal?

Your total Faith Promise goal depends on what items you put into it [ see example ] [ second example ]

"The present global financial situation is a good opportunity for us to examine our ways, to repent of our greed and wastefulness, amd to reassess our stewardship practices. However, it is also an excellent opportunity for us to demonstrate faith and trust in God's radical generosity. One way we do this is by giving freely, not withholding or hoarding. God delights in a cheerful giver because He is a cheerful giver. As we trust Him we become like Him!" -- Daniel Psaute, Nazarene missionary

     -- Howard Culbertson


Faith Promise event resources:    Sample brochure    Bulletin inserts
Commitment cards   Sample 1    Sample 2   Sample 3   Children's card
"Giving more with less pain" -- a book chapter on Faith Promise   FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)   Guidelines for success   Poetry   Recipe from Haiti   Sample budget   Budget visual
Themes    1950's   Mission-opoly   Bible themes   Use a phrase from a song   Other suggestions

Missions music possibilities:    Classics    Contemporary   Songs in many languages

10/40 Window   Seeking God's will?   African martyr's commitment   Mission trip fundraising   Ten ways to ruin mission trips

World missions course materials and syllabi

Cultural Anthropology    Introduction to Missions    Linguistics    Missions Strategies    Modern Missionary Movement (History of  Missions)    Nazarene Missions    Church Growth and Christian Missions    Theology of Missions    Traditional Religions    World Religions
 
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