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The Importance of Saving

Are you a saver? Benjamin Franklin was. He said, “If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.” Franklin knew that what you save is just as important as what you earn. The Bible teaches that too, which is why Christians should practice saving money on a regular basis. This includes those who are in […]

Long-Term Habits Over Short-Term Debt Relief

If you’ve ever been in debt, you know the enormous burden it can cause. It feels like you’d give anything to just have it off your chest! But short-term debt relief is not the answer! Of course you should pay off debt as fast as you can, but if you don’t develop the right long-term habits, […]

How Did We Get Here? – Larry Burkett

We all know that our government, fellow citizens and fellow believers – find themselves in unhealthy amounts of debt. But how did we get here? Hi, this is Chuck Bentley with My Money Life from Crown. Well, our founder, the late Larry Burkett, saw our debt problem as a spiritual problem If you need  financial […]

Saving Your Way Out of Debt

It may sound backward, but if you want to get out of debt, you need to start by saving. Think about how you got into debt in the first place – you didn’t have cash to cover an expense. By saving, you won’t need to depend on credit to cover your expenses. You can pay […]

What Your Debt is Really Costing You

Are you trying to pay off your debt? It can feel so massive and overwhelming, but just remember, you have to do it one bite at a time. Hi, this is Chuck Bentley with My Money Life from Crown. Paying off debt as quickly as possible is critically important to our journeys as faithful stewards. […]

What Debt Really Costs You

Ever heard this saying? “Getting out of debt is like eating an elephant…it can only be done one bite at a time.” The Bible never tells us that debt is a sin – but it strongly warns us against it because it can become our Master. Debt costs far more than extra interest charges… it […]

Saving Your Way Out of Debt

It may not make a whole lot of sense when you first hear it, but if you have debt, you need to save your way out of it! The Bible warns against becoming a slave to lenders. If you’re not in the habit of spending less than you earn, you can easily find yourself in […]

Two Methods of Debt Payoff

My wife and I bought a new truck early in our marriage. She hated making those monthly payments, so we resolved to pay it off as fast as we could. You can too! Like Ann, maybe you’re sick and tired of your debt. You’ve come to understand that the borrower truly is a servant to […]