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  • Devotionals for Individuals and Families: Money Matters

  • Madelyn De Groot Testimony

    Charitable Gift Annuity

    Madelyn DeGroot’s testimony illustrates the power of leaving a legacy and the benefit of a charitable gift annuity. “People just do not realize the benefits of a charitable gift annuity!” was Madelyn De Groot’s comment. “They just do not know.” For Madelyn, a gift annuity was a great way to give. She received an immediate tax deduction while getting increased income for life, with the remainder going to her favorite Christian causes. Barnabas Foundation is a good option for gift annuities because she was able to support several different Christian organizations with a single gift annuity. This testimony can be shared with your supporters. (103 words)

  • Peter de Graaf Testimony

    Estate Planning

    Peter de Graaf’s testimony illustrates the power of leaving a legacy and how estate planning can help support your favorite ministries. Peter’s story highlights important lessons for everyone who wants to honor God with the time and money He has entrusted to them.  First, don’t wait to plan; second, gift planning is wise stewardship; and finally, if we live and give with eternity in mind, it doesn’t matter whether God gives us 10 years or 100 years on earth; we all have the opportunity to leave a legacy that brings glory to God and eternal joy. This testimony can be shared with your supporters. (104 words) 

  • 10 Financial Principles that are Biblical

    This 10-part series highlights financial principles found in God’s Word that instruct us in conducting our financial affairs.

  • 5 Secrets of Good and Faithful Servants

    Do you have kids or grandkids that like to keep secrets? A secret, the dictionary reports, is something hidden from view. That’s a good description of the hearts of “good and faithful servants” that Jesus described in Matthew 25. Although motivations of the heart are not always visible, Jesus takes notice and ultimately commends them. Here are 5 “secrets” of good and faithful servants that we trust will be an encouragement to you as you grow in your walk with the Lord.

  • 50 Ways To Help Save The Earth by Rebecca Barnes-Davies

    If you are looking for ways to “go green,” this book will provide you with green alternatives for your home and your church.

  • 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess by Jen Hatmaker

    In this book, Jen Hatmaker asks the question What would happen if we decided to live more simply? Jen takes that challenge. Jen, living the average American life, decided to take a step against greed, overindulgence, and materialism after a poor child called her “rich”. Jen never thought of herself as rich; however when, realizing in comparison to some, she was rich the decision to start this experiment was made.

  • A Christmas Carol Story of Stewardship - Dan Conway

    A sermon by Dan Conway. 

  • A Fresh Look at Church Giving Trends

    Webinar (For Churches)

    In this webinar, Marcia Shetler, Executive Director/CEO of the Ecumenical Stewardship Center, shares a fresh look at church giving trends. What can we learn about stewardship as we identify church giving trends? How does Christian giving compare to other types of philanthropy? Together, we will explore the answers to these questions. (52 words) 

  • A Lay Stewardship Witness - Jim Blum, Episcopal Church of the Nativity

    Sermon given by Jim Blum, Episcopal Church of the Nativity, Phoenix/Scottsdale, December 11, 2011.

  • A Matter of the Heart

    Most people immediately think of money when they hear the word “stewardship.” But stewardship is so much bigger than finances. It’s really a heart issue – a longing to offer everything we are and have to Him. Consider these truths from the Word of God as you prayerfully ask the Lord to make your heart more in tune with His.

  • ABC’s of Handling Money God’s Way

    Teach your children what the Bible says about money! This Bible-based curriculum uses an interesting story and fun activities to teach kids the basics about money.