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.”
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.
A Game Winning Strategy for Deb Kamp
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!”
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.
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.
Using Discipleship to Increase Worship While Sharing Responsibilities
“Linking faith-talk to money-talk takes courage, but there’s evidence it’s making a difference.”
Living Lives of Gratitude Through Generosity
“We don’t ‘GOT to do it,’ we GET to do it.”
How a Stewards Fund Serves the Vander Kooi Family
For 52 years, the couple lived next to their shops, raised their family and walked to work together, often holding hands.
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.