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#43 Gifts That Pay Income
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Listen as Barnabas Foundation’s Jim Bakke, J.D., discusses how lifetime giving options can benefit your members’ favorite Kingdom causes while caring for the needs of their families.

Please note: If you'd like to share video and audio recordings of this event with your members, direct them to this public page: https://www.barnabasfoundation.com/interactive.

#42 Giving Stock and Marketable Securities
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Do you have appreciated stock or other securities that you’ve owned for at least a year? Adam Lopez, director of planning, and Kurt Knoll, director of member relations, discuss why marketable securities are a much more cost-effective giving option than cash.

#41 Giving From An IRA
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Amy Bakker Baty, director of planning and Kurt Knoll, director of member relations discuss how 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.

#40 Giving Real Estate and Business Gifts
Listen to #40 Giving Real Estate and Business Gifts

Nathan Osborn, managing director of planning services discusses how you can  give more to ministry than you ever thought possible! 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.

# 39 Giving Cryptocurrency
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Travis Morrow, director of planning shares how you can convert virtual investments into real, tax-wise Kingdom impact by giving cryptocurrency to ministry!

#38 Giving Through a Donor-Advised Fund
Listen to #38 Giving Through a Donor-Advised Fund

Looking for a streamlined way to support your church and other favorite ministries? A donor-advised fund allows you to give to a single charitable account to support one or multiple causes close to your heart. (With Cindi Riemersma, director of gift administration)

#37 7 Reasons to Review Your Will
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Invite your church to listen in as Barnabas Foundation’s managing director of planning, Nathan Osborn, J.D. and Kurt Knoll, director of member services discuss some of the most common reasons that warrant an update to your will or trust.

If you’d like to share video and audio recordings of this event with your members, direct them to this public page: https://www.barnabasfoundation.com/interactive.

#36 No-Brainer, Game-Changer: Gifts In A Will
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You know a game-changer when you see one. Game-changers flip the playing field and re-write the rules of the game. When it comes to money for your church’s ministry, there’s a no-brainer, game-changer and it’s called “gifts in a will.” Rev. Phil Leo and Mike LeFebre, Stewardship Leader at Immanuel CRC (Hudsonville, MI), discuss the easiest ways to receive gifts in a will, common obstacles and how to overcome them.


#35 Money Problems We Lose Sleep Over
Listen to #35 Money Problems We Lose Sleep Over

Money problems got you losing sleep? In this episode, Barnabas Foundation's Phil Leo and John Bolt, Director of Finance and Operations for the Christian Reformed Church, discuss: “Money Problems We Lose Sleep Over."

In addition to common money problems church leaders face, both personally and professionally, they cover all of the resources available for you and your church. 

#34 Giving Real Estate
Listen to #34 Giving Real Estate

Do you have real estate you no longer need or care to manage? You can reduce your costs and headaches by giving all or part of it to ministry. 

Join Barnabas Foundation’s Steve Baker, J.D. (director of planning) and Kurt Knoll (director of member relations and investments) for practical tips on giving real estate to Kingdom causes.