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Are These 3 Objections Keeping You From Giving to the Poor?

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I came across this post regarding objections to giving to the poor. Giving to the poor always seems to be one of those sticky issues that polarize, but that needn’t be the case. Giving, especially to the poor, when rightly filtered through the lens of the Gospel, is a great way to glorify God and […]

Your Text Can Help Fight Hunger!

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The other day I stopped off at the grocery store to stock up on snacks for the big football game – Bears vs. Packers. I’m a die-hard Bears fan, and the Packers are the arch enemy!  Every game against them is big!  The result was less than stellar for my team, but there was still […]

How Your Work Can Renew Culture

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I’ve been very interested in the idea of Business as Mission recently.  The idea that businesses can be a strategic influence for the gospel. Work isn’t just a means to making more money. It is a means to a greater purpose of glorifying God by impacting others lives.  Work is a high calling. Tim Keller […]

3 Things More Valuable Than Money

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Too often we think money is the greatest thing in the world!  Think about it. How much time do we spend working for it, planning around it, worrying, reading and writing about it, and constantly thinking about it. We can all agree that money won’t be the most important thing in eternity, but we sometimes […]

What’s the Difference Between Saving and Hoarding?

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My kids have all the food, clothing, shelter, and toys they need, and even more of what they want. How and why did this come to be?  Do they go out and buy it all themselves? Of course not, their loving parents provided them with everything. In the same way, God provides everything for us […]

How To Find Joy

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A little passage in Psalms struck me this morning and I thought I’d share the wisdom to get us thinking this week. It seems that all of us are searching for meaning, happiness, purpose, or something more in this life to satisfy our souls. Whether we admit it or not, deep in our hearts is a […]

A Powerful Personal Finance Lesson From An Old Decadent City

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Don’t you love how God uses tiny, seemingly insignificant verses in the Bible to blow you away sometimes? Whenever he does this, it’s kind of like finding a diamond in the rough. He did this not too long ago for me with a little verse in Ezekiel, and I was reminded of it again yesterday. […]

3 Powerful Things John Wesley Teaches Us About Money

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John Wesley was an 18th century English preacher who focused on the justification by faith as well as social issues like prison reform and slavery abolition.  He began small groups of believers throughout England that focused not only on gaining scriptural knowledge, but also personal holiness and discipleship. He and his brother Charles were instrumental in […]

Dear God, Save Us From Ourselves

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Sometimes we are our own worst enemy. We scratch and claw for more money, more wealth, more stuff, and yet ironically it doesn’t satisfy. We think money will be the key to all our problems. And then, just as we get a little more we realize…we need a little more. Fidelity recently conducted a survey analyzing […]

Managing Your Money In Light Of The Gospel Part 4: Motivated By A Future Reward!

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This is our fourth, and final, article in a series that takes a look at how a proper understanding of the gospel should influence how we manage our finances. In the first article, we examined the fact that we are now slaves of Christ, and merely stewards of God’s resources. Then, in the second article, […]

Managing Your Money In Light Of The Gospel Part 3: Imitators Of Christ – Willing To Give Up All

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This is our third article in a series that takes a look at how a proper understanding of the gospel should influence how we manage our finances. In the first article, we examined the fact that we are now slaves of Christ, and merely stewards of God’s resources. Then, in the second article, we took […]

Managing Your Money In Light Of The Gospel Part 2: Grace And Gratitude

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This is our second article in a series that takes a look at how a proper understanding of the gospel should influence how we manage our finances. In the first article, we examined the fact that we are now slaves of Christ, and merely stewards of God’s resources. Now, we will take a look at […]