Barnabas Foundation Church Podcast

#7 Introducing Church Stewardship Survey

An episode of Barnabas Foundation Church Podcast

By Barnabas Foundation
Since 1976, Barnabas Foundation has helped thousands of generous Christians give more effectively to the ministries close to their hearts through tax-wise charitable gifts.
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#12 Why Is Talking About Money So Hard?
Jesus and the Apostle Paul didn’t steer clear from talking about money. At what point did money become a dirty word? Why is talking about money so hard? Barnabas Foundation's Phil Leo, church communications director, and Rev. Dave Den Haan, ministry consultant with CRCNA Pastor-Church Relations, discuss some of the thorny issues pastors are faced with when it comes to talking finances. They'll also cover opportunities and resources to help foster healthy conversations about money.
25:29
September 3, 2019
#11 Vision and the Church: A Case Study
You've waded through a flood of books on vision for the church. (Some are great, others not so much!) What doesn't happen very often, however, are practical conversations about the nitty-gritty work of developing and sustaining it in your congregation. Barnabas Foundation's Phil Leo, church communications director, and Rev. Michael Kooy of Grace Community CRC in Oak Lawn, IL discuss the nuts and bolts of building compelling church vision. 
30:25
July 18, 2019
#10 Funding Secrets From the Nonprofit World
Making big plans for ministry is always exciting! Figuring out how to fund them is not nearly as much fun. Barnabas Foundation's Phil Leo, church communications director, along with Kurt Knoll, director of member relations, share secrets from the nonprofit world for sustaining and expanding ministry. 
20:56
July 1, 2019
#9 Hey Pastor, Can I Donate Stock to the Church?
"Hey Pastor, can I donate stock to the church?" Barnabas Foundation makes it easy for you to answer this question with a resounding, "YES!" Barnabas Foundation's Phil Leo, church communications director, and Cindi Riemersma, client services administrator, explain how your church's Treasure Account works. Through it, members of your congregation can simply and securely give non-cash assets, such as real estate, stock, business interests and commodities. 
14:06
May 22, 2019
#8 Your Trusted Ministry Partner
 Church Communications Director Phil Leo shares details about the variety of complimentary resources and services available to CRC churches through Barnabas Foundation.    Connect with us at barnabasfoundation.com and via Facebook and Twitter.  
10:59
April 22, 2019
#7 Introducing Church Stewardship Survey
Church Communications Director Phil Leo shares details about the NEW Church Stewardship Survey from Barnabas Foundation and how your church can benefit. View Transcript.   Connect with us at barnabasfoundation.com and via Facebook and Twitter. 
17:36
March 20, 2019
#6 Free Online MoneyLife Study From Financial Shalom
Phil Leo, church communications director for Barnabas Foundation, and Chuck Bentley, CEO of Crown Financial Ministry, discuss the online personal finance course now available to you, at no cost, through CRC's Financial Shalom.  Connect with us at barnabasfoundation.com and via Facebook and Twitter. 
25:56
February 26, 2019
#5 Three Ways to Inspire Smart and Powerful Giving
Phil Leo is joined by Jim Bakke, executive director for Barnabas Foundation, as discuss three ways to simplify and inspire generous giving at your church.  Connect with us at barnabasfoundation.com and via Facebook and Twitter. 
19:16
January 23, 2019
#4 Your Church and Year End Gifts
A discussion with Cindi Riemersma, Client Services Administrator at Barnabas Foundation, who will share tax-wise ways to make the most of year-end giving for your church.  Connect with us at barnabasfoundation.com and via Facebook and Twitter. 
29:39
January 3, 2019
#3 Vision Driven Decons
What would it take for deacons to be driven by vision at your church? What impact would it make?  Connect with us at barnabasfoundation.com and via Facebook and Twitter. 
29:44
January 3, 2019
#2 Legacy Foundation: One Church's Story
Leaders at Pease CRC talked about a foundation for many years without any success. But recently their talk turned into action when the church established Legacy Foundation through Barnabas Foundation.  Connect with us at barnabasfoundation.com and via Facebook and Twitter. 
29:44
January 3, 2019
#1 Financial Shalom with Holly Small
Rev. Phillip Leo from Barnabas Foundation and Christian Reformed Church in North America's Holly Small discuss the Financial Shalom program for churches. Comment below with your questions! Connect with us at barnabasfoundation.com and via Facebook and Twitter.
23:04
January 3, 2019
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