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Financial Priorities

Gary and Jessica  come from very different backgrounds, and before they got married, their pastor gave them some great advice about money. Their pastor  told Gary and Jessica  that when it comes to finances, Give to God first, Pay Yourself Second, and Pay Everyone Else Third. How simple is that?! When your spiritual priorities are […]

Credit Card Dilemma

Did you know that Scripture does NOT prohibit borrowing?  BUT…. not ONE positive reference can be found. In fact, MOST of the references are warnings about the dangers of borrowing. America now has the highest credit card debt in history! And, the number of accounts that are seriously past due are growing! Our society is […]

Marriage and Money

Luke and Courtney weren’t on the same page about money for YEARS. Their disagreements were often pretty intense, and they came close to splitting up more than once. But then God got ahold of their hearts, and they learned what stewardship from the inside out really looks like. Instead of fighting each other, they began […]

Credit Score

I knew a couple with a mountain of credit card debt that they refused to pay off quickly because they didn’t want to ruin their credit score. But I told them that their stewardship score was much more important. Paying off a lot of debt quickly CAN negatively impact your credit score in some cases. […]

Escaping Financial Bondage

Do you feel trapped by your finances? Are you trying to escape the heavy burden, but just can’t find a way out? There is hope. There’s a reason why Proverbs says,“The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender.. The English author Charles Dickens knew this pain. His father […]

Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Did you know that 78% of full-time workers live paycheck to paycheck?! Many are borrowing money just to make it through the week! But there is a better way to live!!! Of these full-time workers, almost 10% of them make over a hundred thousand dollars a year, and they’re still living paycheck to paycheck every […]

Sandwich Generation

Jennifer has three kids, all still at home and in school. Her parents are getting older and need a little extra help every day. She feels overwhelmed a LOT of the time. Not to mention the financial strain it’s caused her and her husband. We say people like Jennifer are part of the sandwich generation […]

Improving Your Credit Score

Do you know your credit score? Having a good one may not be as complicated as you think. Your credit report is used to make a number of decisions about you. Businesses, banks, landlords, and even employers check credit reports. Since it affects so many parts of life, you should ensure that your report is […]

Trusting God with Finances

Did the sun rise this morning? Are you breathing and pumping blood without having to think about it? We serve a God of order.   It’s easy to trust God with things bigger than we can understand – like creation. But it’s hard to trust him with our day-to-day, like our finances. But the same […]

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