Try your fact-checking prowess on some commonly held assumptions about members who leave a gift in their will to your church:
In this episode, Phil Leo, church communications director, and Nathan Osborn, managing director of planning at Barnabas Foundation, discuss “Fact Check: Debunking Myths About Gifts In A Will.”
Who’s responsible for church vision?
Too often leaders bear the mantle of church vision alone, as if it depends entirely them. In reality, healthy vision is broadly owned by both church members and leaders.
So, what does it take to sow seeds for grassroots vision at your church? How might the work of church vision change if it were shared?
Join Phil Leo and Jodi Koeman, church with community coordinator for World Renew. As they discuss the potential for broadly owned vision at your church.
What excites you about bivocational ministry? What gives you pause? What are the nagging questions you have?
Bring your questions and join Phil Leo online with Nathan Rauh-Bieri, program manager for the CRCNA’s Financial Shalom program. They'll discuss the possibilities and potential pitfalls of bivocational ministry.
In this conversation, Cindi Riemersma (client services administrator) and Kurt Knoll (director of member relations and investments) share how by gifting commodities – such as grains, soybeans, corn, fruits, nuts and even livestock – or equipment to ministry, you can achieve greater Kingdom impact and experience personal tax savings.
Give more to ministry than you ever thought possible by gifting real estate or business interest! In this conversation, Kurt Knoll, (director of member relations and investments) and Cindi Riemersma (client services administrator) share how you can redirect a business or property you no longer need or want to manage toward Kingdom purposes, and experience significant tax benefits in return.
If you are 70 ½ and older, you can make a sizeable gift from your individual retirement account (IRA) to ministry and reduce your taxable income. In this conversation, Cindi Riemersma (client services administrator) and Kurt Knoll (director of member relations and investments) share all the specifics of this simple and popular giving option.
The Growing Generosity of Jack and Mary Ann Byeman
“It’s not about how much should we give, but how much should we keep.”
This is how Jack and Mary Ann Byeman explain why generosity has never been determined by how much or how little they have. From the very beginning – regardless of their...
Tom and Dee Little, Stewards Fund Clients
Retired and blessed with an ever-expanding family, Tom and Dee Little know they are living the good life. They enjoy travelling together whenever they can, especially to take part in the important life milestones of their grandchildren.
“For the re...
“And so the people were restrained from bringing more, because what they already had was more than enough to do all the work.” (Exodus 36:6-7, NIV)
Here’s a silly question: Is there ever such a thing as too much giving? When it comes to generosity, is the sky always the limit?
I once serve...