During your lifetime, you may work forty years to accumulate assets and spend ten to twenty years conserving that accumulation. Through good planning, another wonderful chapter in life’s testimony can be completed. However, some people may take two hours or less to plan for distribution of the assets. Too many times there has been little prayer or planning and their last chapter becomes burdensome for family members and fails to reflect their values.
This guide is designed to help you move forward with a plan that writes a consistent chapter in the book of your life. In your Christian walk with the Lord, you understand that through proper planning, a legacy of love and care that you leave for your family and friends can be encouraging and even inspiring. Indeed, the Bible tells us, “If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.” 1 Timothy 5:8 (NIV).
Being a “good and faithful servant” includes creating a plan. This important stewardship of the things that God has entrusted to you can both protect and provide for your family. This document will show you how to enhance their security by updating your estate plan with a will and planning for your potential future medical decisions.
This guide is designed to encourage you to think about how you want your assets to be distributed at death and to assist you in gathering the information your attorney will need. With this guide, the process will be much easier, less expensive and fulfill your desires for family and the Lord’s work.