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Four Things to Remember in Volatile Times

Are you uneasy about the stock market? Ron Blue Trust of Houston, TX advises us to remember 4 things during volatile markets.  First, God is in control. Our hope rests in Him, not the accumulation of money and assets. 1 Timothy 6:17 says, “Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be conceited […]

Trusting God For a Vacation

What do you do when you need a vacation, but there’s no money? Put it on a credit card? Stay home? Well Crown’s founder, Larry Burkett, offers a better idea…   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 […]

Prepare for Hard Times – Abide in Christ

Are you prepared for hard times? We have an enemy who wants to propel us into chaos and utter darkness. If Christians aren’t strong enough, a major crisis could collapse us into a modern Dark Age where the church is weak and void of salt. However, if we’re prepared, Christians can shine the brightest in […]

Peacemaking Guards Your Marriage

How’s your marriage doing? The NYPost reports that happily married people live longer, have lower rates of cancer, stroke and heart attack and tend to be less stressed overall. Susannah Cahalan wrote that getting divorced can make you sick and even lead to an early death. The average cost of getting divorced is now $15,000 […]

Forgiveness and Finances

Getting ripped off financially can leave lasting scars.   If you’ve ever lost money through deceit or fraud , you may have lost far more than your finances. Bitterness in the heart is like a backpack full of heavy rocks and stones. To relieve yourself of the misery you have to forgive. Only then is the […]

Worried About Money?

Many Americans are worried about money. Are you?  It’s been said, “You can’t change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future.” Most people worry about money: how to make it, how to keep it, and how to grow it. Worry takes a toll on our health. It affects our […]

Taming the Tongue – Part 2

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue.” (Proverbs 18:21) Words are powerful! They can reward or jeopardize your income. A prospective sale, a raise or position at work can be won or lost by the way you speak. Even the respect of employees or customers is impacted by your words. James, the brother […]

Have You Lost Everything?

Do you think you’ve lost everything? Financial loss can cause terrible emotional pain. The struggle can lead you to believe that you’ve lost everything, but that’s a lie. The enemy wants to rob you of all hope and joy. He wants to knock you off – one less ambassador for Christ. When one of my […]

St. Patrick’s Day

How do you hope to be remembered? Today is St. Patrick’s Day. What do you remember about him? He was kidnapped from his home in Wales by Irish raiders and then sold into slavery. There, he was forced to pasture a herd of pigs. Out in the fields, he called upon the Lord and became […]

COVID-19 Scams

Are you tired of hearing about COVID? Well unfortunately, I’ve got a COVID-related scam alert. The Better Business Bureau and Department of Health and Human Services are warning people about fake COVID-19 testing sites. They’re using false postings to trick people into sharing personal information. The shortage of test kits in January opened a door […]