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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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Unanimously Different

Unanimously Different

Article Type: Life Stories

How the Stewards Fund Enables Randy and Martika Gartman to Support What’s Most Important

Ask anyone who knows Randy and Martika Gartman, and you’ll hear how different they are — in almost every way.

Dig a little deeper, however, and the Gartmans’ similarities and loving dependence on one another quickly becomes apparent.

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Mission-Focused Giving

Mission-Focused Giving

Article Type: Life Stories

Generosity for the Sake of the Gospel

July 17, 1975 is permanently stamped into Steve Chittenden’s memory as the most important day in his personal history.

“I wasn’t raised in a Christian home, but then I met the Lord in high school,” recalls Steve. “When I first saw Christian compassion and kindness, it rocked my world!”

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Giddy Giving

Giddy Giving

Article Type: Life Stories

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. Committed to managing all their God-given resources well, Jerry and Karen Laverman find creative ways to give that increase both their joy and Kingdom impact.

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Adventures in Living and Giving

Adventures in Living and Giving

Article Type: Life Stories

Using Charitable Gift Annuities for Sure-Fire Kingdom Giving

“I’m going to Africa. You may come, too. You get to decide when we go home.”

Nolan Vander Ark says this is how his wife, Joey, tells the story of his invitation to move to a mission field in Nigeria.

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Gifts to Remember

Gifts to Remember

Article Type: Life Stories

Extending Generosity Through Gifts in a Will

The Venemas regularly express their unyielding faith and commitment to generosity through planned gifts to a variety of ministries close to their hearts.

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