TBFA Holds Successful Legacy Stewardship Conference for Central Alabama
Montgomery, Alabama — On February 12, 2014, The Baptist Foundation of Alabama (TBFA) hosted a Central Alabama Legacy Stewardship Conference at its offices in Montgomery, AL. Church leaders in attendance heard from TBFA staff and fellow pastors about the ways an effective estate stewardship ministry can serve church members by providing them an estate plan that honors their family and their faith.
Representatives from the following churches were in attendance:
Antioch East Baptist Church, Greenville
First Baptist Church, Dadeville
First Baptist Church, Enterprise
First Baptist Church, Montgomery
First Baptist Church, Prattville
First Baptist Church, Selma
Lakeview Baptist Church, Auburn
Parkway Baptist Church, Auburn
Valley Grande Baptist Church
West End Baptist Church, Clanton
Barry Bledsoe, President of TBFA, gave an overview of the Foundation and the components of an effective estate stewardship ministry. He was followed by Dr. Jay L. Wolf, Senior Pastor at Montgomery’s First Baptist Church, who discussed the blessings he has seen (both personally, for the members of his church, and the church) from implementing an estate stewardship ministry over three years ago.
“We would like to thank all of the churches in attendance for making this event a successful one!” said Barry Bledsoe.
The Baptist Foundation of Alabama (TBFA) was founded in 1940 to steward Christ-honoring gifts on behalf of generous Alabama Baptists for ministries in Alabama, around the United States, and across the world. TBFA is committed to assisting givers impact their favorite ministries in the largest possible way. Today, the Foundation administers over 250 million dollars of God’s money given by God’s people for God’s purposes. From providing estate planning services for churches and individuals, to managing financial resources effectively and efficiently, The Foundation is proud to play a vital role in helping share the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. TBFA is a Cooperative Program Agency of the Alabama Baptist State Convention.