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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  • Cal and Grace Walstra Testimony

    Stewards Fund

    Cal and Grace Walstra’s testimony illustrates the power of leaving a legacy and the benefit of having a Stewards Fund. When asked what motivates their charitable giving, Cal Walstra enthusiastically responds, “Grace and I give to Christian Ministries as a way of giving back some of what we’ve received and expressing appreciation for the greatest gift of all.” This testimony can be shared with your supporters.  (65 words)

  • Charitable Gift Annuity Application Form

    Forms & Information, Forms

    To start a Charitable Gift Annuity, complete this form and return it to Barnabas Foundation. 

  • Charitable Gift Annuity Medicaid Disclosure

    Please read prior to applying for a Barnabas Foundation Charitable Gift Annuity.

    Charitable Gift Annuities provide an attractive way for individuals to make a charitable gift, receive an immediate tax deduction, and retain an income for life.  However, changes to Medicaid law in the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 created new rules that should be considered when establishing a Charitable Gift Annuity. 

  • Christian View of Money by Mark Vincent

    This 140-page book combines rich theology, deep reflection, and practical suggestions to help Christians think and act biblically when it comes to money.

  • Church Stewardship Development Ideas

    Webinar (For Churches)

    In this webinar, Rick Droog, Stewardship Consultant at Barnabas Foundation discusses Church stewardship development ideas. The best ideas are those that have already been tested. In his work with numerous churches, Rick Droog has gained first-hand experience with techniques and approaches that produce results. In this webinar, he will share stories and ideas that have positively impacted church stewardship development. Get ready for a lot of practical suggestions and some great ideas!

  • Clergy Finance: Pointers for Pastors & Church Leaders

    This webinar discusses clergy finance: pointers for Pastors and Church leaders with John Bolt.

  • Contagious Generosity by Chris Willard and Jim Sheppard

  • Creating Congregations of Generous People by Michael Durall

  • Creation Care: Keepers of the Earth by Luke Gascho

  • Creative Ideas for Offerings

    This includes prayers, children’s focus, devotions, sermon ideas and resources.

    The offering is a significant part of worship. Here are 52-plus creative offering ideas to generate church interest.

  • Description of Stewardship Champion/Chairperson

  • Developing Your Church Vision & Mission

    Generosity starts with vision and mission. When you have a clear picture of – and commitment to – God’s unique calling for your church, your ministry will thrive, and believers will want to invest in that calling with their God-given time and resources.