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  • Centennial, Mission:Dignity atop GuideStone report

    June 18 2018 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone Financial Resources | with 0 comments
    Centennial, Mission:Dignity atop GuideStone report

    O.S. Hawkins brought the 100th report of GuideStone Financial Resources on Tuesday morning to messengers at the Southern Baptist Convention during their June 12–13 in Dallas. Hawkins noted the privilege GuideStone has had of living out its founder’s vision. “A century ago, our founder, William Lunsford, stood before the Southern Baptist Convention in Hot …

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  • Mission: Dignity offers life-saving ministry

    June 11 2018 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 1 comments
    Mission: Dignity offers life-saving ministry

    At 85, Hilda Mount celebrates little things – still living on her own and being able to get around a bit. While she can’t move as well or as fast as she once did, Mount expresses gratitude at how God has blessed her through her family and Mission:Dignity (M:D). “I just want to thank everybody who …

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  • Mission:Dignity seeks eligible retiree recipients

    June 1 2018 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone Financial Resources | with 0 comments
    Mission:Dignity seeks eligible retiree recipients

    Be intentional. That’s the message John Ambra, director of development for Mission:Dignity, wants Southern Baptists to hear. The ministry is searching for retired Southern Baptist ministers, workers and their widows who need financial assistance – people who may find it hard to ask for help or may not know it’s there.

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  • Mission:Dignity affirms couple’s trust in God’s care

    May 23 2018 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone Financial Resources | with 0 comments
    Mission:Dignity affirms couple’s trust in God’s care

    No matter how little they appeared to have, Roy and Janice Southern understood one undeniable truth: You can’t out-give the Lord. Whether it was helping a fellow seminary student at Criswell College pay for his textbooks or giving from their Mission:Dignity gift to a widow they knew couldn’t afford her medicine, the Southerns have been faithful to share.

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  • GuideStone to launch lower-cost Secure Health plan

    May 17 2018 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone Financial Resources | with 0 comments
    GuideStone to launch lower-cost Secure Health plan

    Churches and pastors looking for budget-minded health care coverage as well as protection for their employees and their families have another option to consider coming this summer. GuideStone Financial Resources will roll out its new GuideStone Secure Health plan during the June 12-13 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Dallas.

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  • GuideStone to mark 100th anniversary at SBC

    May 16 2018 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone Financial Resources | with 0 comments
    GuideStone to mark 100th anniversary at SBC

    One hundred years ago, messengers at the Southern Baptist Convention in Hot Springs, Ark., created a Board of Ministerial Relief and Annuities, which today has become a $15 billion financial services organization known as GuideStone Financial Resources.

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  • GuideStone, ERLC defend ministerial housing allowance

    May 4 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    GuideStone, ERLC defend ministerial housing allowance

    Two Southern Baptist entities have urged a federal appeals court to uphold the constitutionality of the ministerial housing allowance. GuideStone Financial Resources and the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission signed on to a friend-of-the-court brief filed that asks the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse a lower court decision invalidating the exemption.

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  • Market volatility addressed at GuideStone summit

    April 6 2018 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone Financial Resources | with 0 comments
    Market volatility addressed at GuideStone summit

    Recent stock market volatility shouldn’t alarm long-term investors, GuideStone Financial Resources Chief Strategic Investment Officer David S. Spika said. The market is healthy, and though the headlines can be unnerving, there is no need to make tactical changes to properly invested and diversified portfolios.

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  • GuideStone, ministries gain win against HHS mandate

    March 28 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press & Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone Financial Resources | with 0 comments
    GuideStone, ministries gain win against HHS mandate

    GuideStone Financial Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention and the ministries it serves have gained a vital, legal victory against the Obama-era abortion/contraception mandate, marking a seven-year religious liberty battle.

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  • TRUSTEES: GuideStone’s 2018 year of ‘new beginnings’

    March 7 2018 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone Financial Resources | with 0 comments
    TRUSTEES: GuideStone’s 2018 year of ‘new beginnings’

    This year’s 100th anniversary of the founding of GuideStone Financial Resources will be a time to glance to the past but remain focused on the ministry’s future, GuideStone President O.S. Hawkins told trustees during their Feb. 26-27 meeting in Dallas.

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  • GuideStone offers single-staff churches health care options

    February 23 2018 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone Financial Resources | with 0 comments
    GuideStone offers single-staff churches health care options

    Continued uncertainty in the health care marketplace with the repeal of the individual mandate coming in 2019 and reductions in the number of individuals served by the health care exchanges has some pastors and ministry workers wondering about health care options this year.

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  • Pastors encouraged to participate in compensation survey

    February 15 2018 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone Financial Resources | with 0 comments
    Pastors encouraged to participate in compensation survey

    GuideStone Financial Resources, LifeWay Research and Baptist state conventions have teamed up again in 2018 for the biennial SBC Church Compensation Survey. Pastors and church employees are invited to participate in the survey, a resource used by churches of all sizes to determine fair wages and benefits.

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  • GuideStone: Don’t panic over stock market volatility

    February 1 2018 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone Financial Resources | with 0 comments
    GuideStone: Don’t panic over stock market volatility

    Volatility in 2018 may buffet the financial markets, which have grown feverishly since the election of Donald Trump in November 2016, according to retirement account assessments by leaders of GuideStone Financial Services. Such was the case Jan. 30 when the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.4 percent, or 363 points.

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  • GuideStone announces new location in Dallas

    January 10 2018 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone Financial Resources | with 0 comments
    GuideStone announces new location in Dallas

    GuideStone Financial Resources plans to relocate in late summer 2018 to 115,000 square feet of new leased offices about 10 miles north of its current facility. The financial services arm of the Southern Baptist Convention has occupied its current home in Dallas’ Uptown district since 1989.

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  • GuideStone summit to tackle cybersecurity, sexual abuse

    January 5 2018 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone Financial Resources | with 0 comments
    GuideStone summit to tackle cybersecurity, sexual abuse

    Cybersecurity and sexual abuse in the church will be among the topics discussed by key ministry decision makers, along with human resources professionals and financial officers of churches and ministries, during GuideStone Financial Resources’ second annual Employee Benefits Summit.

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