Category Archives for "Stewardship"

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: A Priceless Education

Dear Chuck, The recent story of celebrities, business leaders, and wealthy parents bribing their children’s way to college has really bothered me. I feel bad for their kids. But it’s also called to light how much emphasis we put on attending college. Most people can’t bribe their way in, or even pay for college without […]

Ask Chuck: Is Universal Basic Income a Biblical Solution?

Hey Chuck, I read more and more people pushing for Universal Basic Income (UBI)? This sounds cool but so does a free condo on the beach. First, what is it? More importantly, is it really a good thing? Interested in UBI Thanks for your important and timely question. UBI is being talked about heavily among […]

Ask Chuck: What To Do About America’s Debt?

Dear Chuck, I read that America has dangerous levels of federal debt but also read that it really doesn’t matter. Which is it? And what should I do about it? Worried Taxpayer   Dear Worried, America’s federal debt has recently swelled to twenty-two trillion dollars. Those are numbers that were once used only in the […]

Ask Chuck: Is Socialism Biblical?

Dear Chuck, In his State of the Union Address, President Trump declared that “America will never be a socialist nation.” Some say the Bible supports socialism. Does the Bible support it or any other specific economic system? Unsocial Dear Unsocial, I’m glad you asked, because I fear many people are supporting an economic philosophy they […]

Ask Chuck: What Does the Bible Say About the Green New Deal?

Dear Chuck, Doesn’t the Bible say we should protect the environment? Are we going to have to give in to centralized government controls to preserve our natural resources? This “Green New Deal” has me nervous. Ms. Green   Dear Ms. Green, There is a lot in your question so let’s take the issues in order. […]

Ask Chuck: Economic Consequences of New York State’s Reproductive Health Act

Dear Chuck, The most recent New York abortion legislation is appalling; but besides being morally wrong, won’t a population decline hurt our economy? This seems like a bad direction for us all. Concerned American Dear Concerned, Your concern is well placed. Yes, the long-term economic consequences of abortion are bad for everyone. New York State’s […]

Ask Chuck: Paying Off Christmas Debt

Dear Chuck, The bills have arrived and reality has hit. We splurged at Christmas and failed to keep track of everything we bought. We know now! Can you share some tips on paying off holiday debt and how to avoid ever doing this again? Pay! Pal   Dear Pay! Pal, It is easy to get […]

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