In 1960, Rudy Johnson, his wife and 3 young children headed to Peru to plant a church. The work was hard, and they were not joined by any co laborers for nearly 7 years. But the church grew through persistence and faithfulness. In fact, the church planted more than 40 more churches. It’s been estimated that this church has now influenced 128 million people.
The September 9, 2010 edition of the Chronicle of Philanthropy reports that non cash donations are expected to rise as a form of year end giving.
The September 9, 2010 edition of the Chronicle of Philanthropy reported that the ongoing uncertainty over tax rates is prompting an increase in charitable giving. That trend is expected to continue through year end. Here is the quandary. In 2011, income tax rates are expected to increase—potentially significantly. Those increased tax rates will predictably lead to less disposable income.