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  • Young or old, many pastors lack a will, survey finds

    by Leigh Anne Bowick, posted Friday, August 31, 2018 (5 months ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Passport? Check. Airline ticket? Check. Hotel reservation? Check. After careful planning, you're ready for vacation!

    But have you taken more time preparing for a vacation than your estate plan?

    A new survey conducted by LifeWay Research for the Southern Baptist Foundation found more than half of Southern Baptist pastors, overall, do not have a will, trust, living will, electronic will, legacy story or durable power of attorney with health care directives. Read More

  • SBC foundation aids missionaries & people in the pew

    by Art Toalston, posted Monday, November 06, 2017 (one year ago)

    Photo by Morris Abernathy.
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The legacy of several hundred International Mission Board missionary families has become part of the Southern Baptist Foundation, marking its 70th year of ministry in 2017.

    The foundation added legacy planning five years ago, serving more than 1,400 families, from missionaries to people in all walks of life intent on using their life's financial gains to advance the cause of Christ.

    "Helping our missionaries develop estate plans has given us an opportunity to ... Read More

  • At year's end, planned gift options abound

    by Leigh Anne Bowick, posted Thursday, December 01, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- In the midst of the tree-trimming, gift-wrapping and caroling, it can be easy to forget about year-end giving. Not only is this the most wonderful time of the year, it is also a wonderful time to consider the many ways to enjoy the tax and income benefits of charitable giving.

    When many people think of charitable giving, especially at year's end, they think of making a cash gift. However, there is another way. It's called a planned gift. Read More

  • 'Brexit' vote draws response from Baptist analysts

    by David Roach, posted Friday, June 24, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    LONDON (BP) -- Though the United Kingdom's vote yesterday (June 23) to leave the European Union took many political observers by surprise, leaders at GuideStone Financial Resources and the Southern Baptist Foundation say they've had the referendum in view for months and have taken steps to protect Southern Baptist investors from the resultant market volatility.

    Meanwhile, Christian commentators on both sides of the Atlantic have weighed in on the "Brexit" -- as Britain's E.U. exit has been dubbed -- with opinions divided and calls for believers to help bring unity to the U.K. Read More

  • Jim Mooney to lead Baptist foundation's investments

    by Leigh Anne Bowick, posted Tuesday, February 16, 2016 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Jim Mooney has joined the Southern Baptist Foundation as vice president of investments, with responsibilities for development, maintenance and oversight of entity's investments and its investment managers.

    Mooney, 47, comes to the foundation with 20-plus years in the investment field, specializing in market analysis, manager research, portfolio management, and asset allocation. Read More

  • Retired SBF exec VP Faye Albright dies

    by Staff, posted Thursday, May 28, 2015 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Faye Stringer Albright, who retired in 2011 as executive vice president of the Southern Baptist Foundation, died May 21 in Nashville after a two-year battle with cancer. She was 71.

    She worked for the foundation for 28 years, beginning in 1982, and was promoted to executive vice president in 2000. Read More

  • Baptist foundation gives back to CP

    by Shawn Hendricks, posted Friday, December 12, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Foundation has given a gift of $44,126.10 to support missions and ministry through the Cooperative Program Allocation Budget.

    Warren Peek, president of the foundation, said the SBF's board of trustees made the decision in their November board meeting to give a portion of the foundation's net profit to Southern Baptist causes. Read More