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Good Friday

It’s so easy to get caught up in the busyness and demands of every day! You have kids that need your attention, friends you are trying to connect with, an endless list of things to get done at work and at home. Today is Good Friday, the day we recognize Jesus making the ultimate sacrifice […]

Working From Home

Making money from home means living the dream, right? Well, yes and no. The flexibility and autonomy of working from home is great when you have clear boundaries and personal discipline. Without structure and boundaries, it can be a nightmare. Most people are so excited by the idea of remote work, they don’t take the […]

Tipping Generously

Have you heard of those incredible stories of people leaving hundreds or thousands of dollars as a tip? Some are very touching. Tipping is an opportunity to show the love of Christ to someone that may be in great need.     As followers of Christ, we want to avoid leaving no tip or measly […]

How Much is Enough?

How much money would you need to make in order to feel like you have enough? This is a tough question to answer! For most of us, as soon as our income increases, we also increase how much we’re spending! Yet, so many feel like God hasn’t provided for them. They feel forgotten or overlooked, […]

How Much is Enough?

Christians should be concerned with providing for their families.  But, how much is enough? It’s challenging to determine when our finances are in balance. When are we accumulating too much? When have we crossed over the range of provision and begun to protect rather than just provide? How much should we leave our children? How […]

Budgeting and Brussels Sprouts

Someone once told me that they thought budgeting was the financial equivalent of eating brussels sprouts. No one likes to do it… but we all know we should! Well, maybe you can identify with my friend, or maybe you can identify with my wife, who loves both budgeting and brussels sprouts! If the word budget […]

Honesty In Finances

With tax season approaching, many people will do some “creative math” to get a bigger refund check from the government. Have you been tempted?     Romans 13:7 says, “Give to everyone what you owe them: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor.” Listen, […]

Avoiding Bankruptcy

Many believe bankruptcy is the quickest and easiest way to get out of debt. But, in reality it’s best to avoid it all together! According to Investopedia, the primary reasons people file for bankruptcy protection from their creditors are medical debt job loss poor financial management divorce unexpected expenses Bankruptcy is the legal process a […]

What To Do When You Overspend

It’s not difficult to do. In fact, most people probably do it  without realizing it. But overspending is one of the greatest sources of financial stress. Ever felt  that major “OOPS!” when you get you credit card statement or bank statement? Overspending happens. Sometimes it happens because we didn’t have enough discipline. At other times, […]

Can a Christian Offer a Bribe?

If you run a business, you understand the sense of commitment and diligence and ownership that’s required to make it successful. But one day, you’ll have to put the reins into someone else’s hands. Today, our founder, the late Larry Burkett, offers insight on how to prepare for that day.

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