Category Archives for "Encouragement"

Ask Chuck: The Greatest Gift of Christmas

Researchers at Statista.com estimate that consumers in the United States are projected to have spent an average of $850 on Christmas gifts this year. That is similar to what was spent in 2019. While we may fuss that this holy season has become all about materialism or consumer-driven hyper-indulgence, much is to be appreciated about […]

Ask Chuck: A Lesson in Stewardship From Tim Tebow

Dear Chuck, I get tired of hearing how celebrity athletes flaunt their wealth and waste ridiculous amounts of money on frivolous “stuff.” Didn’t Larry have an outreach to professional athletes?  Tired of NFL, MLB, and NBA    Dear Tired Fan, You are correct; Larry Burkett, Crown’s late founder, often advised professional athletes or spoke at […]

Ask Chuck: Seeking Family Reconciliation This Holiday Season

Dear Chuck, I am going home to have Thanksgiving with family I haven’t seen in years. I was recently diagnosed with cancer. Before I met Christ, I squandered money and relationships. I’m worried about how to relate to my family again. It could be very awkward for us all.  Prodigal Son   Dear Prodigal Son,  […]

Ask Chuck: Improving your Finances When You’re Sleepless, Stressed, and Broke

Dear Chuck, My husband and I have made a mess of our finances. We’re young, so I think we have time to recover. But, I’m concerned about my husband. He is having trouble sleeping (so am I for that matter), is emotional, and I fear he may lose valuable business accounts if he doesn’t learn […]

Ask Chuck: 9 Steps to Transform Your Finances

Dear Chuck, When I listen to stories my grandparents tell of the hardships they endured and the sacrifices they and their parents made to provide and get ahead, I wonder if we have handicapped ourselves in our reliance on debt, the government, church benevolence, etc. I understand the need in emergency situations, but I’m concerned […]

Ask Chuck: Alternatives to Payday Loans

Ask Chuck: Alternatives to Payday Loans

Dear Chuck, I drive past those Cash Advance and Payday Loan places just about every day but had never paid much attention until one of my friends got in financial trouble. She had just lost her job and was behind on rent so she went to get an advance and it ended up being a […]

Ask Chuck: Stewarding The Gospel With Your Children

Ask Chuck- Stewarding The Gospel With Your Chidlren

Dear Chuck, I have 3 kids and they’re all getting to ages where we have more spiritual discussions. They seem to pay attention to everything I do, say everything I say, and question everything. “Why” seems to be my three-year-olds favorite word. How do I start sharing the Gospel with them at such a young […]

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