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It’s Crazy Money Day! Have you seen The Chosen? It’s the highly successful television series about the men and women who knew Jesus. Making a quality movie is expensive. I discovered that when making our God Provides Series. The beautiful thing about The Chosen is that season one was funded by more than 16,000 people who […]

Pride

Do you like solving riddles?  Years ago, a young boy challenged me with this riddle: “What can you swallow that can also swallow you?” Well the answer’s found in the Bible: PRIDE. Pride is a spiritual stronghold; a tool of the enemy to set itself up against the knowledge of God. Psalm 25:9 says that […]

Savings Day – Set Goals to Reap Rewards

Trying to save more money? Set some financial goals! To build your savings, establish short and long-range goals, then stick to them. It involves setting objectives. It involves lifestyle decisions like: ‘How much is enough?’ Few Christians understand the concept of eternal rewards. Yet Jesus dedicated a great deal of His time on earth to […]

Crazy Money! –Superyacht Sales Soar

It’s Crazy Money Day! Trillions of dollars were made during the pandemic. The U.S. now has over 2,700 billionaires, 500 more than before Covid. Many earned their wealth in the stock market and cryptocurrency. Boat International reports that more than a thousand superyachts are in construction or on order. They’re longer than 80 feet and […]

Marriage and Money

Do you think your spouse cramps your spending style? Years ago, a woman confided in my wife that she was tired of her husband limiting her spending. She was also tired of being treated like a child. Ann listened carefully then asked, “Have you considered the possibility that he loves you so much that he […]

Self-Indulgence

Do you consider yourself to be greedy?  Most people don’t get up in the morning and say, “I’m going to indulge myself today.” No, this kind of attitude is deceitfully subtle. An indulgence is almost always rationalized as being a need. Consider how many expensive pieces of exercise equipment have been purchased with the best […]

Are You An Embezzler?

Do you acknowledge God’s blessings? It’s impossible to be in fellowship with the Lord when we’ve forgotten Him in our hearts. If we give credit for our prosperity to anything but Him and we have a possessive attitude about money, we don’t understand who our true Provider is. God designed a system of economics in […]

Savings Day – Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day! 3 books in the Bible record an event that demonstrated such love and sacrifice, that Judas, the disciple in charge of the moneybag, questioned the action. Mary, the sister of Martha and Lazarus, broke an alabaster jar of nard, poured it over Jesus’ head and feet and then wiped His feet with […]

Surrendered Your Wallet?

Have you surrendered your wallet? Our founder, Larry Burkett once said, “My greatest fear in life is standing before the Lord and hearing Him say, ‘I had so much more for you, but you held on too tightly.’” The lure of materialism prevents us from serving one another in love. Humility is our defense. Some […]

Savings Day – Patience

Trying to improve your savings this year? It’s been said that “Money grows on the tree of patience.” Patience is a fruit of the spirit that comes through abiding in Christ. It’s not a natural characteristic of our flesh. We’re naturally impatient. Just observe toddlers or teenagers for a while, but God is patient and […]