Missionary Support Levels

Support level is the amount of designated support as a percentage of fielding cost that is, the amount necessary to field a missionary, including allowance, housing and benefits. If a missionarys fielding cost is $15,000 and the amount of support … (read more)

New Laws for Charitable Giving

Last fall President Bush signed the Pension Protection Act of 2006. It was called the most sweeping reform of Americas pension laws in 30 years! Most of the 393 page document deals with protecting existing pension funds. However, there is … (read more)

In God We Trust

And being found in human form, he humbled himself and became obedient to the point of death even death on a cross! (Philippians 2:8) In the summer of 2006 a court case in Sacramento caught my attention. A self-proclaimed atheist … (read more)

Thrivents GivingPlus program

Last year was the Prayer Leagues first entire year of enrollment in Thrivents GivingPlus program. This is the program which allows members of Thrivent to have their donation to WMPL supplemented by Thrivent Financial. This program has been an incredible … (read more)

WMPL’s 2006 Story

WMPLs 2006 story told through financial statements The business office has been bustling with activity for the past couple of weeks. Each new year means that it is time to put the finishing touches on the year just ended. After … (read more)

The Privelege of Trusting God

The Privilege of trusting God Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Mt. 6:26 In this months cover story Christian Vestergaard reports … (read more)

Contributing to WMPL through Stocks

December has snuck up on us again. One minute we can be planning a trip to the lake and then suddenly the weatherman tells us that to expect snow tomorrow, and then its December, and the end of the year. … (read more)

Matching Gifts

Just a reminder that this is the last month to take advantage of Thrivents matching gift program called GivingPlus for the year 2006. If you are a member of Thrivent, the company will match 50% of your donations up to … (read more)

When God Moves the Earth

After I completed High School I moved to southern California to attend Bible School. Until then I had my entire life in Minnesota and North Dakota. Now I was heading to California to do a couple of things that I … (read more)

The Lord’s Purpose Prevails

Many are the plans in a mans heart, but it is the LORDS purpose that prevails. Prov. 19:21 Financial donations to the Prayer League can be categorized in many different ways. Recently I undertook a study that categorized all operating … (read more)