There are many commonly-held assumptions about members who leave a gift in their will to your church:
- Only wealthy members make gifts in a will.
- Church members don’t want to hear from their pastor about leaving a gift in their will.
- A gift in a will is the only way to make a significant contribution.
- Church members give less while they’re alive if they plan a gift in their will.
In this episode, Phil Leo, church communications director, and Nathan Osborn, managing director of planning at Barnabas Foundation, discuss “Fact Check: Debunking Myths About Gifts In A Will.”