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Does God Want You to be Rich?

Dear Chuck, I find the conflicting messages among well known preachers and financial experts confusing when it comes to whether I should expect to do well financially if I am in God’s will and following His plan. You turn on the television, and many of the most popular preachers insist that good times are ahead […]

Building a Reputation That Lasts

Are you full of good intentions but never make headway? Henry Ford said, “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.” Our careers are highly dependent on the reputations we build…and our reputations are established by our priorities. For a Christian, those priorities must be established outside of what the world calls […]

Resisting Temptation

Paul taught Timothy that those who want to get rich fall into temptation and snares. Paul knew the heart of man. Like the world, Christians rationalize indulgence. Our affluence has distorted our priorities and we compromise truth in the deception of self-fulfillment. Paul told the Corinthians “No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to […]

5 Financial Tips for Newlyweds

My wife, Ann, and I got married at Christmas our senior year in college. This year we will celebrate 39 years of marriage! Unfortunately, it took us 21 years before we were on the same page financially. A Crown Study was what finally got us on the same page about our money in 1999. There is […]

4 Lessons from the Bible on Dealing with Critical Coworkers

Originally posted on the Christian Post on January 13.   Dear Chuck, I mostly like my job, or at least I don’t mind the work, and I’m grateful for it. But I find that some of my coworkers are really the worst part of my day. They can be critical, mocking, annoying, and I find […]

Is it better to give more or save more?

I did some checking online looking for a study on this dilemma many Christians face. So far, I have not found any solid research on the subject! Most articles talk only about increasing your savings, not your giving. The Bible clearly instructs us to make giving our top financial priority. Proverbs 3:9-10 says, “Honor the […]

Why do the “Wrong” People Get Ahead?

22 Tips for Making a Great Impression at Your New Job

Originally posted on the Christian Post on November 18th. Dear Chuck, I’m in a company where it feels to me that people who are good at flattering the boss – but not necessarily are good at their jobs – get promoted, while more talented people get ignored or passed over. It’s so frustrating to look around […]

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