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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 […]

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 […]

How to Remove the Temptation to Rob God

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Just about every Friday, I meet with a friend for prayer, accountability, and fellowship.  We talk about our struggles and take our spiritual temperatures every week.  I leave encouraged and challenged to live more like Christ. Today I want to help us think about temptation in our own lives regarding money, and how to overcome temptation […]

Are You a Thief in Your Own Church?

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We think we’re pretty good people for the most part, don’t we? After all, we haven’t killed anyone; we don’t lie – at least not to purposely hurt someone; and we certainly wouldn’t steal anything.  OK, maybe once – when we were little (you remember that pack of gum from the grocery store?). Perhaps a closer […]

10 Things Christians Must Do With Their Money

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Let’s face it.  If you live in America, you are rich. Sure, there are exceptions like those who can’t afford food or shelter, but generally speaking, if you compare yourself to others around the world, you are filthy rich. American Christians are among the wealthiest believers to have ever lived! There’s nothing wrong with being rich, but […]

How to Create a Generous Budget

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You’re out to eat for a nice meal and you strike up a conversation with the server.  You come to find out she’s a single mom, works two jobs to make ends meet, and is going to school to get ahead. Your heart goes out to her, but what do you do? You’d love to help, […]

5 Ways You Can Become More Generous

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Generosity should be one of the leading marks of any Christian. Yet, so many of us are tight-fisted when it comes to our finances. Why is that? Part of the reason, in my opinion, is that money is our idol! If we were really honest with ourselves, we’d admit that we love it.  We live […]

What Is Your Motivation in Giving?

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Lately I’ve been reflecting on giving and our heart motivation behind it. I’ve had the great opportunity to teach a money class the last couple weeks to a Young Marrieds group at church and It’s been a great experienc for me, because I’ve had to spend some time digging in to Scripture to get me […]

Wealth and Happiness

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These two terms belong together don’t they – Wealth and Happiness?  Do you remember a time in your life where you weren’t making much money?  You probably weren’t very happy. Maybe it was during college, or when you first started a business – perhaps it’s now and you’ve lost your job recently.  One thing that often […]