You may already be aware of the significant tax implications of the now-permanent IRA Charitable Rollover Act. If you are 70 ½ or older, you can give from your individual retirement account (IRA) to charity AND receive significant tax benefits in return.
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“Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to anyone as he had need… They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people.” (Acts 2:45-47, NIV)
Did you brush your teeth? Have you eaten your veggies?
Whether it’s our children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews, we routinely prompt our loved ones to consider choices that will form their lifestyle and character for the better.
4 Ways to Teach Stewardship to the Next Generation
One of the greatest gifts you can share with your loved ones is a godly perspective on money and generosity. After all, there is great freedom and joy in handling finances God’s way.
Q. Are there any life milestones when I should consider updating my will?
A. People commonly update their wills at important life occasions, like having a child or losing a loved one. But there are other subtle transitions that have implications on your estate plans.
“First Fruit” Gifts through the Stewards Fund
It was the perfect present at the perfect moment.
“People at my church wanted to get on this new thing called the internet,” recalls Michael Wolthuis, who was only 13-years-old at the time. His parents had given him a computer the year before, positioning him to launch an entrepreneurial career.
By Rev. Phillip Leo, Church Communications Director
A millennial friend recently told me he gives to charities that fight diabetes. He gives to his church, too – but there’s a personal connection to the cause of diabetes. His father suffers from this disease, so giving to find a cure feels just that much more personal.
Ed and Shirley Talen and the Stewards Fund
When Ed Talen first tithed as a 13-year-old paperboy, it had nothing to do with faith. “My parents told me I had to,” he recalls.
But that lesson of generosity took root in his heart and life over the years, through growing trust in God’s provision.
Q. I want to support my favorite charitable causes, but I also need income. How can I accomplish both of these goals?
A. Lifetime income gifts are powerful, tax-wise gifts that enable you to support your favorite ministries while securing lifetime payments for you and your loved ones.
It’s not just flattery. You really are the total package. Your desire to walk with Jesus is growing. The fruit of the Spirit emerges and operates in your everyday living. Your prayers are sincere and your care for others is sacrificial. Praise God, you are a totally new creation!