Barnabas Foundation offers a variety of educational, planning and marketing resources to support your church or ministry’s stewardship and planned giving efforts.

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  • Setting Up a Stewardship Team

  • Seven Habits Of A Highly Effective Steward

    Much has been written about the habits it takes to be a highly effective person, or a highly effective family or a highly effective teen.  This seven-part series will reflect on the habits of a highly effective steward.

    Since stewardship is a part of discipleship, and discipleship is a journey for each of us, we hope that these habits will help us reflect on this area of our Christian life.

  • Seven Marks of a Steward Leader

    In this webinar, Dr. R. Scott Rodin details the challenges we all face on the journey of becoming more faithful “steward leaders.”

  • Stewards Fund Application and Agreement Form

    Forms & Information, Forms

    Please complete this form if you are interested in establishing a Stewards Fund (donor-advised fund) with Barnabas Foundation. 

  • Stewards Fund Distribution Request Form

    Forms & Information, Forms

    Please complete this form if you are interested in establishing a Stewards Fund (donor-advised fund) with Barnabas Foundation. 

  • Stewardship Basics Series - Part 1

    Webinar (For Churches)

    In this webinar, Rick Droog and Rodger Rice, Stewardship Consultants with Barnabas Foundation discuss the five keys to a more generous church. How do you spread a vision for biblical stewardship in an uncertain economy?

    View this webinar and you’ll learn:

    • Updates on the current stewardship landscape and how it impacts your church
    • How to spread an inspiring vision (and do more with less!)
    • Proven approaches for building leadership support
    • How to engage hearts (not just wallets) with a stewardship team
    • Practical tools and next steps to get started


  • Stewardship Basics Series - Part 2

    This webinar discusses Stories From Churches Like Yours with Mike Koetje and Lyle Ahrenholz.

  • Stewardship Basics Series - Part 3

    Webinar (For Churches)

    In this webinar, Karen Layland and Laura DeVries discuss nurturing stewardship as a core value.

    Discover:

    • How to make stewardship part of your Church’s DNA
    • Practical resources you can use today to grow generosity in your church
    • How every ministry in your church can reflect stewardship as a core value
    • And much more! 


  • Stewardship Spotlight

    A quarterly newsletter focusing on planned giving and stewardship education.

  • The Answer to Your Church Foundation Challenge

    Webinar (For Churches)

    In this webinar, Cindi Riemersma, client services administrator at Barnabas Foundation, discusses the answers to your church foundation challenge.

    View this webinar and you’ll learn:

    • How a foundation benefits your church and its members
    • How you can easily establish a legacy foundation
    • How a church legacy foundation works
    • What new types of gifts your church may receive
    • How to grow your foundation Success stories from other churches

  • The Godly Steward and Self-Understanding

    This webinar discusses the Godly steward and self-understanding with Dr. R. Scott Rodin.

  • The New Tax Law and Charitable Giving

    Fact Sheet for Families 

    Now that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has passed, we know several provisions that may affect the tax implications of your charitable giving. Here are some of the key changes…