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How to Encourage Your Pastor’s Wife

Pastors’ wives have a unique, often overlooked, role in the life of a church, supporting the women of the congregation and supporting the pastor himself. She may not hold an official title, but her impact cannot be overstated.

A Wealth of Connections: Former RUF Pastor Stephen Maginas on His New Role as Financial Planner

Stephen Maginas is no stranger to the Presbyterian Church of America (PCA). His familiarity with the unique challenges faced by pastors and ministry workers is one of the many reasons he’s perfectly suited for his new role as Financial Planning Advisor at PCA Retirement & Benefits (RBI).

3 Types of Non-Cash Gifts Your Church Can (And Should) Receive

When it comes to stewardship and charitable giving, most churches only think about cash donations. But most of the wealth in congregations is tied up in non-cash assets, many of which can be given as charitable donations.  These non-cash assets are often called...

Take the Guess Work Out of Investing for Retirement: 3 Reasons to Utilize Target Funds

PCA Target Funds are RBI’s recommendations about how we should invest for retirement. They are easy to use, they are the smart choice, and they take the anxiety out of making investment decisions.

From “Falling Apart” to Praising God: A Pastor Reflects on His Experience with Ministerial Relief

I used to think of Ministerial Relief as a ministry that only provided for widows requiring critical assistance. Every year, I encouraged our congregation to give enthusiastically to it, never imagining my wife and I would one day be beneficiaries of the generosity of God’s people in the PCA.

Third Time’s a Charm: Tom Bryant on His Return to RBI and Why He Wants to Help Pastors Through Retirement

Tom Bryant, a three-time employee of RBI, shares how he’s seen the organization and the PCA change over the years, why he keeps coming back to RBI, and what he loves most about serving pastors.

Megan Hill wants exhausted pastors’ and elders’ wives to be refreshed in the gospel

RBI believes that when you invest in women in ministry, you invest in the health of the church. Cherish is one such program through which RBI’s Ministerial Relief Fund provides free and discounted counseling services to PCA pastors’ wives. Megan Hill is no stranger to...

I Would Unenroll from the 2021 Child Tax Credit Payment

We – the financial planners on the Retirement Readiness team – will (or would) unenroll from receiving the Child Tax Credit starting in July. We recommend that you unenroll as well.

Three Lessons Learned During this Extraordinary Time

A little over a year since COVID-19 plunged us into a temporary lockdown and a slow return to something like normal, the RBI leadership and staff reflected on lessons learned during this extraordinary time.

The Importance of Mental Health for Ministry Workers

Mental health, in all its various forms, can be a scary, difficult issue to tackle. It can feel shameful and embarrassing to admit that we need help, let alone discuss with another person. It’s not uncommon for church servants to feel as though they must “have it all together” for the sake of the congregation, while struggling with the unique difficulties of ministry. This makes discussing mental health issues and seeking care even harder.