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Four Most Popular Questions about Charitable Gifts from IRAs

Four Most Popular Questions about Charitable Gifts from IRAs

While rules related to Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) from an IRA are now permanent, it is important to revisit old assumptions or learn anew about how best to maximize a charitable gift from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA).

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What Guides a TMF Area Representative’s Work?

What Guides a TMF Area Representative’s Work?

An Interview with Rev. Richard Edwards, TMF Senior Area Representative for the Northwest Texas Conference.

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Shaping a Culture of Generosity

Shaping a Culture of Generosity

How #TMFGives Came to Life.

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Bishop Joe A. Wilson on Investing with Purpose

Bishop Joe A. Wilson on Investing with Purpose

I believe TMF will be a safe and trusted depository for the on-going good that I hope our financial resources will continue to offer for the needs of our church and the disadvantaged.

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The Bridge-Builder
Message from the President

The Bridge-Builder

The metaphor I used for my remarks that day was of Rev. Tom Graves as a bridge-builder. Bridges are about bringing things together, about connections that make things better, and Tom was always building some connection for me.

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An Intersection of Callings

An Intersection of Callings

When Rev. Eddie Rivera was a 15-year-old growing up in Mexico, he was a fourth-generation Methodist. Joining the family business of ministry was not a difficult decision, but it did not feel like a calling. It felt like following his dad’s legacy.

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Places to Play: A Pitch

Places to Play: A Pitch

Sometimes innovative leaders just need a bit of affirmation that they are going in the right direction. For Pastor David Briggs, that is just what Launch 1.0 did.

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The Multiplier Effect

The Multiplier Effect

The learnings Laurinda’s has gained through TMF’s Leadership Ministry have been transformative and have eased the weight of living out her call. In fact, these learnings have been so valuable to her that she has made a point of sharing them.

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From the Kitchen to the Pulpit: A Pitch

From the Kitchen to the Pulpit: A Pitch

Hispanic women feel tied to traditional expectations of femininity – cooking, rearing children, cleaning. No matter how they feel God is calling them, the expectation that they will serve their families in the home can prevail over God’s call.

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