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Welcome to Barnabas Foundation’s Interactive Learning Center!

Join us for our next live, interactive event to learn smart and powerful ways you can support your church and other favorite ministries.

Each session is approximately 15 to 20-minutes long and includes Q&A time with the presenters.

Can’t make it to the live session? You can also access video and audio recordings after each session from this page.


Upcoming Events



Giving Real Estate
Reduce Taxes and Burdens

May 12, 11 a.m. (Central)

Do you have real estate you no longer need or care to manage? You can reduce your costs and headaches by giving all or part of it to ministry. Join Barnabas Foundation’s Steve Baker, J.D. (director of planning) and Kurt Knoll (director of member relations and investments) for helpful tips on reducing your costs and headaches, while repurposing valuable property for Kingdom causes.

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7 Reasons to Review Your Will

August 11, 2021, 11 a.m. (Central)

Is it time to review your estate plans? Join Barnabas Foundation's Nathan Osborn, J.D., managing director of planning services, as he discusses some of the most common reasons that warrant an update to your will or trust.

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Video and Audio Recordings



Giving Marketable Securities

Do you have appreciated stock or other securities that you’ve owned for at least a year? In this video, Cindi Riemersma, client services administrator, explains why marketable securities are a much more cost-effective giving option than cash.

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Giving From An IRA

If you are 70 ½ and older, you can make a sizeable gift from your individual retirement account (IRA) to ministry and reduce your taxable income. In this conversation, Cindi Riemersma (client services administrator) and Kurt Knoll (director of member relations and investments) share all the specifics of this simple and popular giving option.

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Giving Real Estate and Business Gifts

Give more to ministry than you ever thought possible by gifting real estate or business interest! In this conversation, Kurt Knoll, (director of member relations and investments) and Cindi Riemersma (client services administrator) share how you can redirect a business or property you no longer need or want to manage toward Kingdom purposes, and experience significant tax benefits in return.

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Giving Commodities and Other Property

In this conversation, Cindi Riemersma (client services administrator) and Kurt Knoll (director of member relations and investments) share how by gifting commodities – such as grains, soybeans, corn, fruits, nuts and even livestock – or equipment to ministry, you can achieve greater Kingdom impact and experience personal tax savings.

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