Category Archives for "God’s View on Money"

5 Tips For Frugal Living

Have you ever met someone who seems to always be able to turn nothing into something? We all know that thrifty person who is able to save money in any situation. Being frugal with your money is something that can help you to maximize your income and potentially improve your financial situation. Trying to find […]

Ask Chuck: Does Buying American Really Matter?

Dear Chuck, I’ve been wondering lately what the balance is between being a good citizen and a good steward. I want to be a good citizen and buy American-made products. But I also want to be a good steward and find the lowest cost for products. Does “buying American” really matter in today’s economy? Patriotic […]

What Does the Bible Say About Comparison?

what does the bible say about comparison

We know comparison isn’t godly, yet it’s so difficult to avoid. It seems like it’s gotten more out of control with the rise of social media and our constant exposure to ads and TV. It’s gone far beyond a friendly rival with your neighbor; in fact “keeping up with the Joneses” sounds kind of like […]

What Does the Bible Say About Giving? 6 Lessons From The Old Testament

what does the bible say about giving

Being generous is about more than just giving money away. The Bible has a lot to say about giving and generosity, but the account of Abram in Genesis 12-14 provides six examples of generosity that we can put into practice right now. 1. Care For Those In Need Around You Abram cared for his orphaned […]

4 Reasons Godly Stewardship is Important

4 reasons godly stewardship is important

Many people have a misunderstanding of what it means to be a steward. It’s not just getting out of debt and sticking to a budget. It’s much more than just writing a tithe check every month. Living as a steward means surrendering your finances to God and recognizing yourself as a manager, not owner, of […]

5 Reasons Your Finances Are About More Than Money

5 reasons your finances are about more than money

What does the Bible say about money? You may be surprised to learn that Scripture references money than it does heaven and hell…combined. It’s no wonder – God knows how much money affects our day-to-day lives, and the power it can have over us. The crazier the world gets the more frequently I’m reminded that […]

How to Pass the True Money Test

how to pass the true money test

I did not enjoy taking tests in school. There were some students that eagerly welcomed the opportunity to showcase their knowledge, but tests typically made me nervous. As a student, I saw a test as a way to prove to the teacher what I had learned. The number of correct and incorrect answers I gave […]

7 Rules for True Riches

Most of the financial principles I live by I learned because I was doing it all wrong. For the majority of my young adult life, and well into my marriage, I was focused on all the wrong things. Being a success in the eyes of the world was the most important thing to me. I […]

When Making $100K a Year Doesn’t Feel Like “Upper-Middle Class”

The median household income in America is about $59,000. This would suggest that making above $59,000 would offer you certain financial comforts and eases that those below the median line aren’t necessarily privy to. It would also suggest that if you make upwards of $100,000 annually, you should have no trouble paying your bills, saving […]

Ask Chuck: Poverty Gospel vs Prosperity Gospel

Dear Chuck, I have been reading about Reverend Paula White, who has been called President Trump’s “spiritual advisor”, and she is apparently in the “prosperity gospel” camp. How do I explain to my friends the error in her theology? Not a Fan of the Prosperity Gospel   Dear Not a Fan, I too read the […]