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What Does the Bible Say About Prosperity?

Does God want us to prosper? Is it in His will for every Christian to have worldly wealth? Or does He ask every Christian to give up the things of the world and live a life of poverty? These questions of faith and money are not new, and are not unique to our modern culture. […]

Ask Chuck: Should I Tithe on Gross or Net Income?

Dear Chuck, My wife and I have always tithed off our gross income. A few years ago we made the difficult decision to take our Social Security benefits to try and make our mortgage payments every month. Now that we are on a fixed income, I’m wondering if we should continue to tithe off our […]

10 Steps to Financial Freedom

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 […]

Collecting Debts From Friends

Originally posted on the Christian Post on June 2 To learn Biblical answers to your financial questions, you can #AskChuck @AskCrown your questions by clicking here. Questions used may be lightly edited for length or clarity. Dear Chuck, About 9 years ago I loaned an acquaintance I met at church a substantial amount of money, with […]

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 […]

3 Ways Pride is Killing Your Budget (And How to Stop It)

Andrew Murray said, “Pride must die in you, or nothing of heaven can live in you.” Pride is a spiritual stronghold; a tool of the enemy used to set itself up against the knowledge of God. It controls, it entangles, and renders believers ineffective in their witness. Beth Moore addressed it in her book, Praying God’s […]

Church vs. Credit Cards

Originally posted on the Christian Post on February 3.   Dear Chuck, I need some help. I am a 50 year-old widow with a teenager at home, and I’m using credit cards to survive, drowning in late fees. I am over extended and miserable. My income cannot support my obligations so I decided to find […]

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