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Avoiding the Stress of Credit Card Debt

Is your credit card debt from Christmas stressing you out about now? It always brings us great joy to give our loved ones nice presents for Christmas…but if it came at the expense of lingering credit card debt…it is time to change your ways! Here’s the problem! Proverbs says that the borrower is a slave […]

Savings Tip – Wait 24 Hours

I have a great savings tip for you today. It’s one my wife actually holds me to! The tip is to wait 24 hours before making a purchase. If we find something that isn’t an essential – and it isn’t on our original list – we have to wait 24 hours to buy it. So […]

What the Bible Says About Saving

What does the bible say about saving money? Have you ever wondered if saving money means you’re lacking in faith? Saving doesn’t mean that you don’t trust God. It’s not a lack of faith! It actually means you believe God, because He says it’s important that we prepare for the future. Having cash on hand […]

Trusting God, Not Money

Matthew 6 says that we shouldn’t worry about anything.  But how often do we find ourselves fretting, stressed out, and anxious….just about money! When Jesus was teaching in Matthew 6, he was likely talking to poor workers who maybe owned one change of clothing, and barely made enough money to buy food. The people Jesus […]

Stewardship of Your Health

How are your New Years’ resolutions going? If you’re like a lot of people, you may be diligently hitting the gym, or meal prepping, or organizing all aspects of your finances. But in reality, all of these go hand-in-hand. Being a steward means faithfully managing everything  that God has given to you – your money, your […]

Chip and Jojo

“Do you have what it takes to take on a Fixer Upper?” You may recognize this line from the TV show, Fixer Upper, with Chip and Joanna Gaines. The runaway hit program is ending after 5 seasons so the couple can spend more time with their 4 children. They’re giving up some major worldly success, […]

Debt-Free Living

“How did I get here?” Ever asked yourself that while looking at your credit card statement? Megan and Richard are friends of mine who found themselves in that very place and asked me for advice. Megan grew up knowing the list of “do’s” and “don’ts” when it came to credit cards. But she made a […]

How Would I Feel About This Tomorrow?

Have you ever made one of those impulse purchases that you almost immediately regret? Think about a chia pet, a fidget spinner or a banana slicer… Maybe it wasn’t a banana slicer, but we’ve probably all experienced buyer’s remorse. One of the most practical, but helpful savings tips, is to ask yourself before each purchase, […]

Stewardship Lessons from Kirk Cousins

I really like the story about NFL quarterback, Kirk Cousins who currently plays for the Washington Redskins. But it’s not his completed passes or number of touchdowns that interest me. Kirk Cousins was in the news because of the kind of car he drives –  an ancient gray van that he bought from his grandmother […]

Keeping New Years Resolutions

Early January means freshly committed resolutions, new healthy habits…. and a seriously crowded gym!! Are you ever annoyed by all the new people at the gym during this time of the year? Maybe instead of being annoyed by these people, let’s encourage them in reaching their goals….. which may actually help us stick to ours. […]

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