Leave a legacy of giving…
When Christians give to their church and other ministries they care about, they often give cash. However, giving cash is not always the best plan of stewardship for the giver. For example, did you know that you can receive a double tax benefit when giving appreciated assets such as stock or real estate?
As stewards in God’s kingdom, we should take advantage of tax incentives available in order to harness as many resources as possible for the Lord’s work and our families. To accomplish this, we provide a comprehensive, biblically based stewardship ministry to assist you in making a variety of non-cash gifts. This ministry is a gift to you as our faithful partner.
By giving appreciated stock directly to ministry, you receive a charitable deduction for the fair market value and also avoid capital gains tax.
Seniors who are 70 ½ years of age and older can give up to $100,000 a year directly to ministry. This can provide a tax benefit by reducing your adjusted gross income.
By giving appreciated real estate directly to ministry, you get a charitable deduction, avoid capital gains tax, and can even receive an income stream for life. It’s also possible to give just a portion of the property.
DAFs provide an immediate charitable deduction and a great way for you to give over time during your lifetime or after death. DAFs are a simple and inexpensive alternative to a family foundation.
There are many giving options available when selling a business that can significantly reduce taxes and allow you to give back to the Lord.
CGAs can be a perfect solution for seniors wanting to create a fixed income stream for life. You can receive an attractive rate based on your age at the time you make the gift, and when you go to Heaven, the remainder goes to your favorite ministries.
It’s simple to name your favorite ministries as beneficiaries of your financial accounts, as well as your will or trust, when you pass on. Naming a ministry as the beneficiary of your tax-deferred retirement accounts is often the best way to make a bequest because the ministry can receive the funds in a tax-free environment.
Life insurance policies can be gifted during life, and you will receive a charitable deduction for the fair market value of the policy.
This ministry helps you design your will or trust from a biblical worldview considering that God is the owner of all and we are His stewards (Psalm 24:1). Writing your will should be a scriptural and prayerful process before it becomes a legal process. This ministry is a gift to you as our valued partner with no cost or obligation; however, you will need to obtain an attorney.