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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  • The New Tax Law and Your Ministry

    Fact Sheet for Ministry Leaders

    As the new tax law was being debated and passed, there was much speculation about how it would affect charitable giving.  Now that the law is in effect, we know several provisions will impact taxes for ministry supporters. Here are some of the key changes and how they might impact your ministry.

  • The Pastor’s Role in Growing Generous Hearts

    This webinar discusses the Pastor’s role growing generous hearts with Rebekah Basinger.

  • The Role of Planned Giving in Your Church

    Webinar (For Churches)

    In this webinar, Amy Bakker Baty, director of planned giving services, discusses the role of planned giving in your church. Want to find out what potential is available to your church by promoting planned gifts? You will hear about the untapped potential in your church, new creative ways to give, steps to get started with your members, and stories from other churches. 

  • The Treasure Principle by Randy Alcorn

    This book introduces readers to a revolution in material freedom and radical generosity that will change lives around the world.

  • The Vital Link Between Vision & Giving

    Webinar (For Churches)

    Strong vision and generous giving are basic building blocks which are vital for healthy church ministry. But every pastor knows that these basics are by no means easy. Indeed, maintaining steady vision and cultivating sacrificial giving are two of the most challenging tasks leaders face!

    In this webinar, Rev. Darren Roorda, Canadian Ministries Director of the Christian Reformed Church, will discuss the vital link in church ministry between vision and giving. Gain valuable insight from an experienced church leader who has cast vision to inspire giving at both local and denominational levels.

    Together, we’ll explore…

    • Components of a compelling vision that inspires.
    • Common obstacles to vision casting.
    • Best practices to link giving to ministry vision.

    Plan on attending what promises to be a webinar that’s both inspirational and practical!


  • Thoughts to Increase Stewardship Awareness

    Include these brief notations in your newsletter as a “stewardship highlight” to help increase stewardship awareness among your supporters.

  • Value of Planned Gifts During Your Church Members Lifetime

    Webinar (For Churches)

    In this webinar, Cindi Riemersma, client services administrator at Barnabas Foundation, discusses the value of planned gifts during your Church member’s lifetime. Many times when we discuss planned gifts with a church member, we only concentrate on gifts we will receive at their death. It is important for us to consider the benefits of specific planned gifts while they are living. This webinar will provide insight into another dimension of planned gift benefits for a church member you stewards. 

  • Ways to Fund Your Stewards Fund Account

  • What Do I Owe? Managing the Gifts God Gives You by Rolf Bouma

    How can you say “thank you” to God? Campus pastor Rolf Bouma shows you how in his new 118-page devotional guide, “What Do I Owe? Managing the Gifts God Gives You”. This handy resource contains daily readings and discussion questions that lends itself well to a small-group study, as well.  People tend to think of stewardship primarily in financial terms - but as Bouma demonstrates so well, money is only one of the gifts God gives us to manage. Discover how you can say “thank you” to God with your time, the creation itself, God’s grace in your life, and more.

  • When the Game is Over - It All Goes Back in the Box by John Ortberg

    Using board games as a metaphor, It All Goes Back in the Box offers practical wisdom on how to be successful in life from God’s perspective:

  • Why Give? 40 Days - From Getting to Giving by John W. DeVries

    Are you looking for a source of true joy in life? “It flows out from the river of giving,” John DeVries contends in Why Give?, a power-packed 40-day devotional. The book begins with the question, “Why Give?” and then answers it over the course of five weeks from several interesting and thought-provoking angles:

  • Why Use Barnabas Foundation?

    Since 1976, Barnabas Foundation has been advancing God’s Kingdom by providing Christian Estate Planning and Charitable Giving Services. We help caring Christians strengthen support for the charities important to them.