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Take My Sermon Challenge

Take My Sermon Challenge

Article Type: Pastor to Pastor

Let’s have some fun with a sermon challenge! Here goes…

Could you or would you ever compose and preach this sermon: “Jesus Is the Key to Your Financial Success”?

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Year-End Giving Deadlines

Year-End Giving Deadlines

Article Type: Ask a Planner

Q: What’s my deadline for year-end giving to my church and other ministries?

A: If you want to claim credit on this year’s taxes, the specifics vary according to what you plan to give:

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Giving From Your Business

Giving From Your Business

Article Type: Tips & Insights

Gifts That Reduce Taxes

Giving business interests, land, equipment or other commercial property is a wonderful way to reduce your taxes and support your favorite Kingdom-building ministries.

By giving business gifts to your church or other ministries, you’ll experience four smart and powerful benefits.

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The Business of Family

The Business of Family

Article Type: Life Stories

A Family Commitment to Generosity

For John M. Vander Haag, family is business, and business is family.

“I remember riding with mom to work when my siblings and I spent summers there,” says John. “Not all days were roses – but I think the business connected our family in a very unique way.”

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What Worship Looks Like

What Worship Looks Like

Article Type: Biblical Stewardship

Worship is about what’s in your heart; but don’t forget about what’s in your hands.

The hands of the Israelites revealed the source of their worship in the wilderness. They only needed a couple of quarts of manna per day, per family, but these hands gathered double — and even triple — that amount.

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Osborn and Lopez Latest Additions to Barnabas Foundation’s Planning Team

Osborn and Lopez Latest Additions to Barnabas Foundation’s Planning Team

Article Type: News

Barnabas Foundation announces the addition of two new attorneys to the planning services team: Nathan Osborn, J.D., and Adam W. Lopez, J.D. In their new roles, Osborn and Lopez will augment the Foundation’s ongoing efforts to help generous Christians develop God-honoring estate plans that support the needs of their families, churches and favorite ministries.

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The Remedy For Your Envy

The Remedy For Your Envy

Article Type: Pastor to Pastor

“With that kind of money, anybody could have their dream job and not worry about failing. How sweet is that?”

This is a line I rehearse regularly whenever I hear about the careers and lifestyles of people I consider to be uber-wealthy. Wanna hear another one?

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