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Faith perspectives on disposal of remains: recent comments by Al Mohler

Posted on: May 18th, 2018
In a recent podcast of the Briefing, dedicated to examining current issues from a Christian worldview, Al Mohler, President of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, shared the following thoughts: Why the worldview displayed at life’s most crucial moments is going to be theological in one way or another The crises and rights of life, particularly at the beginning of life at significant moments such as marriage, and at the end of life, especially thinking of funerals, these particular moments intensify the understanding that basic fundamental issues are at stake issues of life and death, and meaning, of truth, and goodness, and evil, and mercy, and just about every major issue or theme of human moral understanding. What we also see is that at those moments, the worldview that is displayed is going to be theological in one way or another, the only question is, what theology? That's even true in a secular age, but a secular age does represent some fundamental changes in the way we look at birth at fundamental life passages, at such things as marriage, so fundamental to human existence, and even at death. Perhaps we should say, especially at death....

Time to Look At Your Planning

Posted on: December 28th, 2017
In a recent WSJ article, "Haven't Updated Your Estate Plan in a While?", the author Cheryl Munk reminds readers that estate planning is not a one time action and that the failure to periodically update your planning can have disastrous consequences. Financial adviser Bijan Golkar begged his father to update his estate plan after his father divorced and purchased sizable business and real-estate holdings. But despite his cajoling, his father wouldn’t take action. When the dad died three years ago at age 59, he left behind ...

The importance of having a healthcare power of attonrey

Posted on: September 5th, 2017
In a recent blog post in Trusts & Estates, Amy Florian explores the need for clients to have a healthcare power of attorney....

Use the 990 form to evaluate your charitable options

Posted on: February 20th, 2017
In a recent Denver Post article, Bruce Deboskey reminds us about an important tool which can help us evaluate a charity. To achieve their goals, philanthropic families and businesses seek to partner...

Will the death tax be affected by having a new President?

Posted on: December 5th, 2016
In a recent Fiduciary Blog, "Will the Estate Tax Really Go Away", Carol Warnick of Holland and Hart gives a short ...

Remember the new IRA qualified charitable deduction option

Posted on: July 13th, 2016
The revamped and current qualified charitable distribution option under tax law allows people over age 70½ to transfer up to $100,000 a year directly from their individual retirement account to charity. ...
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