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2019 News Releases

July 18, 2019
By Guest Author,

July 2019 Affordable Care Act Updates

As your ministry partner, GuideStone® monitors and advocates on your behalf in the church benefit plan regulatory environment. We want to update you on recent l...
June 24, 2019
By Roy Hayhurst, Director, Denominational and Public Relations Services

Stock market highs time to look at portfolio, ensure proper diversification

Markets continued their record-setting ways, setting new, all-time highs again in June. Stocks are generally buoyed by strong economic reports in relation to em...
June 20, 2019
By Susan Ervien, Marketing Strategist

Blessed to Serve, Inspired to Give Back

Bethel Baptist Church in Yorktown, Virginia, has long been missions-oriented, but a trip to the 2017 SBC Annual Meeting in Phoenix put Mission:Dignity® on their...
June 18, 2019
By Roy Hayhurst, Director, Denominational and Public Relations Services

Minister’s Housing Allowance Case Over for Now; Remains Constitutional

Litigation challenging the constitutionality of the minister’s housing allowance has formally ended after the Freedom From Religion Foundation chose not to appe...
April 9, 2019
By John Ambra, Director, Mission Dignity

One Day and One Dollar at a Time

Rick and Betty Hall, who live in a modest mobile home in central Alabama, have a multitude of stories about the small churches they served throughout the easter...
March 18, 2019
By Roy Hayhurst, Director, Denominational and Public Relations Services

Good news: Seventh Circuit panel rules unanimously to uphold constitutionality of minister’s housing allowance

A three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled that the minister’s housing allowance is constitutional under two landmark legal pr...
March 15, 2019
By Roy Hayhurst, Director, Denominational and Public Relations Services

Code book series surpasses one million sold with all author royalties benefitting Mission:Dignity.

The Code book series by GuideStone® President O.S. Hawkins has officially sold more than one million copies since the publication of The Joshua Code: 52 Scriptu...
March 14, 2019
By Timothy E. Head, Executive Officer, Denominational & Public Relations Services

GuideStone webcast focuses on protecting children, responding to reports of abuse.

Protecting children, youth and other vulnerable populations — as well as responding well to reports from victims of abuse in churches and ministry organizations...
March 11, 2019
By Roy Hayhurst, Director, Denominational and Public Relations Services

Refinitiv Lipper Award for Best Overall Fund Family for 2019 goes to GuideStone Funds

GuideStone Funds® was awarded the Lipper Fund Award from Refinitiv – formerly presented by Thomson Reuters – as the Best Overall Small Fund Family for 2019 on T...
March 7, 2019
By Roy Hayhurst, Director, Denominational and Public Relations Services

GuideStone trustees hear reports during winter meeting

After marking the GuideStone Financial Resources® centennial anniversary in 2018 and executing a successful move to new leased office space, the ministry contin...
January 31, 2019
By Holly Taylor, Content Strategist

GuideStone announces release of its Ministers’ Tax Guide.

GuideStone has released its most popular annual publication, the 2019 Ministers’ Tax Guide for 2018 Returns, available now for GuideStone participants at GuideS...