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Priorities in Business

A business can have eternal impact.   In every area of Christian service, we need to establish priorities. We can quickly become so involved with the “urgent” things of this world that we neglect the important things. Let’s take a business for example. Early on, the urgent thing is to make payroll. Later it becomes urgent […]

Setting Long-Rage Vocational Goals

Do you enjoy your work? Are you able to use your gifting and talents, or does it just pay the bills? Today Crown’s founder, Larry Burkett, reminds us that applying God’s principles in our work life not only meets the needs of our family, but also brings satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment.   If […]

Rest Impacts Finances

Do you struggle to rest? I’m not good at resting. Our heavenly Father rested after he created the world and He gave us the Sabbath to rest. The problem is that many of us don’t really know how. Forbes reports that despite a nearly $65 billion a year sleep aid market, millions of Americans are […]

Crazy Money! Coach Griff Aldrich’s Priorities

It’s Crazy Money Day! Griff Aldrich had a successful career in law and private equity, but loved basketball.  He founded “HIS Hoops” – a youth program in Houston’s Third Ward, one of the poorest in the city. Aldrich was a consistent father figure in the lives of kids who came after school for reading, math, […]

Created to Work

Do you work? Have you ever wondered why you work? Have you ever considered the value of your work in light of our world’s needs? Doomsayers say that our world is overpopulated with greedy consumers who will devour or destroy the resources of planet Earth. The blindness of these prognosticators of gloom comes from the […]

Driven By Success

Are you driven by the desire for success?  Today, Crown’s founder, Larry Burkett, talks about living with the right priorities.   If you’ve been blessed with My MoneyLife, I invite you to discover the Crown Stewardship Podcasts. They focus on helping you find freedom in your finances and career. You can subscribe on Spotify and […]

Taming the Tongue – Part 1

Ever been cussed out on the job? It’s happened to me twice. The first time, I was 16 and working in the sweltering heat of the Texas oilfields. The company vehicle I drove blew an engine and the shop foreman blamed it on me. He “cussed me up one side and down the other”. I […]

Love Your Neighbor

Do you love your neighbor?   Martin Luther once said, “A true Christian lives and labors on earth not for himself but for his neighbor. Therefore the whole spirit of his life compels him to do even that which he needs not do, but which is profitable and necessary for his neighbor.” Did you know that […]

Seeking A New Career?

Want a flexible job that keeps up with inflation?  Last month, Glassdoor reported that America’s best job is a Java Software Developer.  It pays from $69,000 to $125,000 a year, but can have a base salary of more than $93,000. There are currently 10,000 active job openings. They’re heavily recruited by startup companies needing web […]

Why So Many Job Openings?

Ever seen so many job openings or people who aren’t working?  Workers quit their jobs last year for numerous reasons. Covid arrived after a long stock market expansion. 4% left their jobs because of money made in crypto investments. When housing prices soared, people refinanced at lower rates. This provided cash or lower payments. With […]