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It's How They Lived

It's How They Lived

Article Type: Life Stories

The ongoing legacy of Hal & Jane Rodenhouse

When Hal and Jane Rodenhouses’ daughters began to lend a hand with their parents’ finances, they were astounded by what they discovered. The list of charities their parents supported was two pages long… single-spaced.

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Give Me the Collection Plate!

Give Me the Collection Plate!

Article Type: Pastor to Pastor

“The Lord said to Moses, ‘Tell the Israelites to bring me an offering. You are to receive the offering for me from everyone whose heart prompts them to give.’” (Exodus 25:1-2, NIV)

During worship a few Sundays ago, I watched a preacher turn the sometimes sleepy time of offering on its head.

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Charitable Gift Annuities

Charitable Gift Annuities

Article Type: Ask a Planner

Q. How much income will I receive from a charitable gift annuity?

A. It depends on your age and the original gift amount. Each year (or quarter) you’ll receive a percentage of your original gift.

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Myths of Charitable Giving

Myths of Charitable Giving

Article Type: General Articles

There are several smart and powerful ways to support your favorite ministries. However, lack of experience or misunderstanding prevents too many generous Christians from taking full advantage of these opportunities. 

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Share My Paycheck?

Share My Paycheck?

Article Type: Pastor to Pastor

So, share my paycheck. That’s the idea. My work – my paycheck – is directly linked to sharing with those in need in Ephesians 4:28 (NIV).

But my paycheck? Sharing? 

Why is it so difficult to hear and even more difficult to do?

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