“Our church planters are serving in difficult places and in most cases very expensive places,” said NAMB president Kevin Ezell. “Planning for the future isn’t always the first thing on their minds. We are able to do this because of the generosity of Southern Baptists and because of careful spending throughout the year.”
NAMB will provide this benefit to planters in the U.S. through Guidestone Financial Resources and to planters in Canada through Standard Life.
Church planters who received the benefit last year say it has helped them think of their ministry more holistically and has allowed them to consider more clearly the long-term sustainability of both their church’s and their family’s finances.
“We don’t necessarily have the resources to contribute to a retirement fund right now so it’s such a huge blessing for NAMB to make this happen for us while we’re focusing on our present ministry,” said Matt…
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