The Joyful Generosity of Jerry and Karen Laverman
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I have a nerdy dream to write, sing and produce a hit song about the heart of the matter when it comes to stewardship. Once it goes platinum, everyone will know what stewardship is really about. Sing it with me!
What are your aspirations for your family?
From my earliest days of childhood, I knew my mother’s highest aspiration for me. She regularly quoted 3 John 1:4 (NIV), “I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.”
What do you do for a child who has abandoned their faith or severed their relationship from you?
Q: What do I need to know about the SECURE Act?
A: The SECURE Act legislation, intended to facilitate and enhance retirement savings, went into effect January 1.
Budget shortfalls are like death and taxes… you can count on them. Okay, maybe they’re not exactly the same level of doom, but for many churches, deficits feel tragically inevitable!
If your church has a plan to close its budget gap, I’d love to hear about it! Even more, I’d love to help share it with other churches – so let me know!
But sans any plans, here are a few potential strategies off the top of my head…
Thanks to the generosity of those we serve, Barnabas Foundation celebrates a record-breaking 9,890 grants sent to churches, nonprofit ministries and other charitable organizations in 2019.
Q. Should I have my will updated by my attorney if it doesn’t mention digital assets?
A. Yes, it would be a good idea to update your will if it doesn’t mention digital assets.
A doorbell camera across the street caught the entire spectacle. In just seconds, an entire house in east Nashville collapsed.
“When it comes to discipleship we say, “Pray, fast, read and worship to grow in faith, obedience and fellowship with God.” My question is, “Why not include giving?”