A Bequest to Further Good Work
Nancy and David were dedicated volunteers. Over the years, they had seen
many individuals come to Christ by the good work of free will Baptist
ministries. They wanted to create a legacy to provide future resources to
continue its mission.
Dave: The work of Free Will Baptist ministries was important to us and we provided support with current gifts but wanted to do more. We realized we could make a gift of our estate.
Nancy: We contacted Free Will Baptist Foundation so that we could included a provision for a bequest in our estate plan. Our lawyer put language in the estate plan document that allows a percentage of our estate to go to Free Will Baptist ministries. This was easy to arrange and permits us to still use our assets during our lives if we need them.
You also may want to make it easy and convenient to have a bequest included in your estate plan. The language below shows how a bequest can very easily be included in your
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Example bequest language - Please feel free to change the numbers or percentages as you desire.
1. Bequest of cash
"I bequeath the sum of $10,000 to Free Will Baptist of Antioch, TN."
2. Bequest of a percent of the estate
"I devise and bequeath 20% of the remainder and residue of property owned at my death, whether real or personal, and wherever located to Free Will Baptist, Antioch, TN."
3. Contingent Bequest
"If my brother John Doe survives me, I devise and bequeath 20% of the remainder and residue of property owned at my death, whether real or personal, and wherever located to John Doe. If John Doe does not survive me, then I devise and bequeath 20% of my residuary estate, whether real or personal property and wherever located to Free Will Baptist, Antioch, TN."