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A Story of God’s Faithfulness – Al Bennett

We recently spoke with Al who agreed to share how God has been with him in the midst of trouble.

PCA 403(b) Retirement Plan Limitations for 2021

The IRS updates retirement plan contribution limits for defined contribution plans such as the PCA Retirement Plan each year. The limits for 2021 are as follows: Elective Deferral Limit (salary reduction contribution): $19,500 (unchanged from 2020). Internal Revenue...

Grateful for your Gifts

Your gifts support widows in need of financial assistance. Here are some testimonies of gratitude from widows who’ve benefitted from your generous gifts.

SmartBen Access for 2020 Annual Enrollment

This year’s Annual Enrollment is December 1 – 7. Existing benefit elections will continue to be in force throughout the new 2021 plan year with no confirmation of enrollment needed.

Disability and Ministry: An Interview with Pastor Joe Novenson

Joe suffered a life-altering accident that left him disabled for almost two years. We asked Joe about his experience with disability and how it reshaped his view of being prepared for unexpected events. 

A Widow’s Story – Mary Lu

Watch our interview with Mary Lu Strawbridge and hear how God has used PCA Ministerial Relief in her life and the lives of many others.

A Widow’s Testimony: “The Lord is caring for me through this ministry”

In 2018, Dan and Crystal Korzep moved from Crystal’s home state of Massachusetts to North Carolina. Dan accepted a call to pastor Harvest Presbyterian Church. Less than a year later, Dan died suddenly from a heart attack at age 69.

The Uniqueness of Pastoral Taxation

There are many tax rules that apply only to ministers and churches. But very few people are aware of them.

The importance of remitting employee contributions on a timely basis

We addressed three frequently asked questions and answers you should know. The answers to these
questions will assist your PCA ministry in complying with federal rules governing the remittance of
employee contributions.

Online Retirement Plan Contributions

We have listened! In response to numerous requests from treasurers and bookkeepers, we have
updated to an online process for submitting PCA Retirement Plan contributions.

Paul Chi, RBI’s Newest Financial Planner

We are delighted that Paul is a part of the RBI team, and we look forward to seeing God continue to use him to care for PCA pastors and staff.

Pastoral Housing Allowance for 2021

Pastors: It is time again to make sure you update your housing allowance resolution

Cultivating a Staff Culture

Leadership influences every facet of an organization. Healthy leaders create healthy organizations. This is as true in churches and church-related organizations as anywhere else.

Personal Reflections on Burnout

It has been eight years since I’ve served on a pastoral staff though I’ve continued to use my pastoral gifts regularly as pulpit supply and in other ways.

The Generous Church: A Profile of Meadowcroft PCA

The generosity of churches like Meadowcroft Presbyterian makes it possible for the PCA to “look after” widows and pastors in financial distress in keeping with the command of James 1:27.

RBI Ministry Updates

Updates on new initiatives and service improvements from PCA RBI.

Supreme Court Ruling Protects Churches and Schools

A ruling issued today by the US Supreme Court (Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru, No. 19-267) has clear implications for PCA churches and church-governed schools.

Supporting Pastors During Crisis

Recently, your gifts provided much needed support to the pastor of a PCA Korean congregation and his family.

Assessing the Wellbeing of PCA Pastors

PCA Retirement & Benefits (RBI) is launching a research initiative in partnership with The Center for Transformational Churches at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School to assess the wellbeing of PCA teaching elders.

Announcing Plans to Offer Guaranteed Lifetime Income

Watch our service update from Ed and Gary to learn more about Guaranteed Lifetime Income.