Planned Giving

Learn About Wills and Bequests

What are the benefits of having a will?

  1. You choose who will receive which assets that you?ll no longer need
  2. You lessen the hardship on your family by making your wishes known.
  3. You choose a legal guardian for minor children.
  4. You can leave a final testimony of your faith in Christ.
  5. You can leave a lasting legacy through charitable bequests.

In the absence of a Will, a judge will name an executor, bond may have to be posted, and the court will name a guardian and determine the distribution of your assets and property.

How can I learn more?

How do I make a bequest?

A bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make. With the help of an advisor, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift be made to family, friends or Gospel for Asia as part of your estate plan.

What are my options?

A bequest can be made in several ways:
  1. You can gift a specific dollar amount or asset
  2. You can gift a percentage of your estate
  3. You can gift from the balance or residue of your estate
  4. You can make a beneficiary designation of certain assets

How do I get started?