Legacy & Gift Planning

"But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously as this?  Everything comes from you, and we have given you only what comes from your hand."
- 1 Chronicles 29:14

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Why Consider Legacy or Planned Giving?

Many people love to include Langham in their will or trust because a legacy or planned gift is…

  • A Joyful Act of Worship – All we have comes from the Lord, and as we plan to give generously to Christ and his mission we honor him with our resources.
  • A Powerful Way to Strengthen the Church Around the World – For many, a gift in your will or trust or a beneficiary designation will be the largest financial gift you are ever able to make.
  • A Compassionate Way to Care for Your Family and Loved Ones – Making plans allows you to consider what is best for your family and loved ones, and also provide an example of what you love and value for future generations.
  • A Smart Way to Steward Your Resources – Certain gift options have tax benefits that allow you to give more to your family and to kingdom work.

Smart Ways to Give

Stories of Stewardship
A Growing Legacy Giving Family

Praise God for the 80 households who have committed nearly $15 million in gifts through their estate as members of our Cross of Christ Legacy Fellowship. Here are some of their stories…

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"We are happy to include Langham in our will because Langham supports Christian thinking and teaching, two of the most strategic ministries in the world today. Langham does this work with great integrity, so we trust them with this gift."
Joel and Janis Carpenter

 

 

 

"Of all the worthwhile nonprofits, Langham is at the top of my list because of their comprehensive vision to expand God's kingdom, strengthen the body of Christ, and bring others into the faith. It is a joy for me to be part of legacy giving!" Ann Martin

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Resources to Help You on Your Stewardship Journey

3 reasons to share your estate plans with loved ones

Sharing your plans can seem intimidating, but it can be an opportunity to strengthen relationship and amplify your testimony.

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Joyfully aligning your values with your generosity

How four friends of Langham Partnership are thinking about generosity and giving according to their values.

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3 strategies for smart year-end giving

How to maximize the impact of your year-end giving while providing for your family and taking advantage of potential tax savings.

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Welcome to the Cross of Christ Legacy Fellowship

If you have already included Langham in your will, trust, or beneficiary designation, we would love to hear about it and to welcome you to our growing community of Legacy Fellowship members! Click here to email Kevin VandenBrink (Langham’s Legacy Giving Director), or download the PDF form below and follow the instructions included.

Learn More About Leaving a Legacy of Impact

Download our Planned Giving Guide below, an e-book resource developed to help you steward your God-given resources to serve our brothers and sisters in Christ around the world.

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We're Here to Help

Kevin VandenBrink, Legacy and Gift Planning Director for Langham Partnership, is a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) and a member of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners. He is passionate about helping people like you who care about the global church and long to be wise stewards.

Kevin would love to hear more about your goals and values, celebrate what the Lord is doing through Langham, and visit with you about the options and benefits of including Langham in your planned giving. Click here to send an email to Kevin VandenBrink, pictured to the right, or call Kevin at (314) 488-0256.