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Trusting God with our Finances

  “Trust in the Lord with all your heart  and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” Trusting God with our finances is easier said than done! If you are struggling to make it to the end of the month…. or fighting […]

Is Gambling Wrong?

  Is gambling a sin? Well the Bible doesn’t say, “Thou shalt not gamble”. But it’s certainly not the way God ever intended for us to use or make money. The problem with gambling are the motives behind it – first, in order for you to win, someone else has to lose. Instead, as Christians […]

How Much Labor Does an Item Cost?

Ever thought about how many hours you have to work in order spend money? This is one of my favorite ways to control my spending. It’s also a great lesson for your kids to learn! Think about how much you earn an hour, and – if you are salaried – just calculate your average hourly rate. Now, […]

Trusting God

  What if a stranger promised they’d give you $10,000? Would you trust them? Well, probably not! You could check them out on Facebook or Google their name as much as you want, but you’d still doubt them unless they actually delivered the $10,000… Why then is it so hard for us to trust God […]

True Financial Freedom

  Financial freedom is not just about being debt free and having some money in the bank.  It’s a condition of the heart. Jesus tells us in Matthew 6, that wherever our money is, that is where our heart will be also. If you desire to become a more cheerful giver, start giving – and […]

Why Live Debt-Free?

  What does the Bible say about debt? The Bible doesn’t say that having debt is a sin or that borrowing is evil. But both can be symptoms of other problems. Proverbs warns that, “The rich rule over the poor and the borrower is slave to the lender.” That’s not how Christ intended for you […]

Finding True Financial Freedom

True financial freedom is a journey  It’s a condition of the heart and attitude, not just the condition of our finances. It is easy to get discouraged when we fail to meet our financial goals. In fact, Satan desires to rob us of our joy on the path to true stewardship. That’s why it is […]

Avoiding Financial 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. Vanna White, the letter spinner on Wheel of Fortune, recently admitted regretting a […]