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Becoming a Peacemaker

Do you have financial unity in your marriage? Most marriages need help in developing unity on financial issues . I define this unity as  the consistent readiness to reconcile mutual differences by seeking to listen to, honor, and learn from your spouse.   This will bring peace… which is the oil that makes the engine […]

What Does Financial Bondage Feel Like?

Anxiety, fatigue, and according to her family, irritability. Those were the symptoms Stephanie started experiencing when once again, they weren’t sure if they could make it to the end of the month. Financial stress is painful. It can take a toll on your body, your mind, and your emotions. It can affect your family and […]

Prepared for Surprise Expenses

  I am always amazed at new moms. The number of items they have to carry around everyday astonishes me!! They’re ready for anything. Well just like these new moms are prepared – no matter what – we also need to make plans for those surprise expenses that seem to come out of nowhere. You […]

Funding World Evangelism – Larry Burkett

  Are you committed to the Great Commission? The late Larry Burkett always proclaimed that America is set apart by God for a special purpose. Listen to Larry’s sobering words for America’s Christians… As a parent, it’s my desire to see my children live lives that are fulfilling and honoring to the Lord. Career Direct […]

Dreaming Big Dreams

Do you dream big dreams? Do you have hopes of leaving a lasting impact? Each of us is uniquely designed and created with a specific purpose. We are given dreams or hopes of what we want to accomplish here on earth and our work brings glory to God when we work as unto Him. The […]

Proper Planning

Who is the best planner you know?  Someone who probably makes a list for everything, may have a color-coordinated planner, and is more than likely always on time. My wife says the best planner she knows is Meredith. She’s convinced Meredith  somehow gets more hours in her day than the rest of us, because she […]

Developing a High EQ

It’s been said that a high IQ can get you a job, but a low EQ can get you fired. Do you know the difference? IQ stands for “intelligence quotient”, and is used to measure intellectual levels. EQ, or “emotional quotient”, is the ability to recognize, understand, process and manage emotions in one’s self and […]

Comparing Lifestyles

Shannon was just sitting in the carpool line, scrolling through her social media, admiring these bloggers’ picture-perfect lives when she realized it was happening again. Her bad attitude was creeping up to the surface. This wasn’t the first time Shannon had caught herself in this trap.  A few weeks ago, she picked a fight with her […]

Finding the Best Career Fit

Is your child struggling trying to find a college major or career path that’s the perfect fit? Solomon said, “Do you see a man skillful in his work? He will stand before kings; he will not stand before obscure men.” If you’re making a career choice or trying to guide your children, it’s so important […]

Millennials Finance Everything

Annie and her husband were DYING to go to a concert this fall. It was their favorite artist, at their favorite venue, and they just wanted to do something to celebrate their 6-month wedding anniversary. They didn’t have enough money to pay for the tickets, so, they just put  them on a credit card. It […]

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