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The Love of Money

True or false? Money is the root of all evil? It’s FALSE! 1 Timothy 6:10 actually says, For the LOVE of money is a root of all sorts of evil. I understand this from my personal experience – there was a time in my life that I LOVED money. It controlled me in times when […]

What to do With A Surplus

  A business owner asked me, “What does God want me to do with my surplus  income this year? Give it away, invest it, or save it?” This is a very important question for all of us! Jesus talks about money more than any other topic in the Bible….but there’s not a command on how […]

Eternal Perspective on Money

  While on vacation in South Africa, a man and his family fell in love with the country. They found a stunning home on the market for a million dollars – that they could afford. But ultimately they decided against buying it because their citizenship was actually in America. God has given us a wonderful […]

Who We Are As Stewards

  Have you ever given your kids money so they could run an errand for you? It’s a funny concept, but this is how God wants us to think about our money!   You’d probably be kind of upset if your child took the cash you gave them to run to the grocery store, but […]

Building Your Savings

  How much do you have in your savings account… right now? Did you know that more than half of all Americans have almost nothing in savings? I’m really passionate about reversing this trend. It is the lack of savings that is  causing so many other financial stresses in your life. See God wants us […]

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, […]

Christmas in July

It may sound crazy, but Christmas in July could be a great way to save money!! Ok, well maybe you don’t have to actually celebrate Christmas right now, but you may want to start thinking about it! Why? Because you’re just 5 short months away from the most expensive time of the entire year – […]

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 […]

Raising Money-Smart Kids

Are you trying to raise money smart kids? Teaching your kids about money is NOT easy! They ask the really tough questions! But teaching them about stewardship from an early age will have lifelong benefits. So get started by helping your kids save at least 50% of their allowance or birthday money, give 10% away, and […]

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 […]