Whether you believe in the tithe or free will giving, I think we can all agree that giving is something that Christians are called to do.
We’re warned of the dangers of debt in the Bible, so is it OK for a Christian to lend money and earn interest? Here’s a discussion of Christians and lending.
I hope everyone is persevering with lent and fighting off temptation in all its enticing forms. Lent is probably the best time, for us as Christians, to reflect on our faith and how it has strengthened us; through past, present and future trials. Recently, I had been trying to pin exactly where my new-found respect […]
The following is an excerpt from a book titled, “Words of Hope for All Times“, written by a close family friend, and one of my spiritual mentors, Dr. William E. Berg. Pastor Berg wrote this book at the young age of 97. He was still writing and speaking up until his death this week at […]
Christmas can easily become a holiday about consumerism, about giving and receiving nice things. Far too often the true meaning of the holiday gets lost.
The Bible has a lot of verses that talk about getting rich quick. Here’s a rundown of what some of them have to say.
When you’re giving in order to receive recognition, it will more often than not lead to disappointment. We need to give out of love, and out of a sense of gratitude for what God has done for us.
Throughout scripture we’re challenged with many things that Gods expects of His children, and one that’s commonly discussed is the call to be good stewards of all of His resources.
God has given us a template by which we can help our broken world, the tithe. While we don’t need to follow strict rules like the Israelites did, looking to that example can help us in our own giving.
For those of us living in the western world, we don’t have to worry very much about the necessities of life. We’ve got a lot of wealth, but can our money get in the way of a relationship with God?
As the typical Sunday morning service comes, you take a seat in the usual place awaiting the singing and a sermon. As you anticipate the events ahead, your eyes catch the bulletin or PowerPoint announcements. On one corner of the page or on a passing slide, an update from one of the church’s missionaries comes […]
The sermon at our church this week was a good one. It had a lot of things to say about how as a culture we’ve become so saturated with the idea that we can find fulfillment in things, people or passions. Those things in our lives, while they aren’t necessarily bad things, have a way […]
There are hundreds of bible verses about money. In this post I explore 8 key financial scriptures that I think every Christian should know.
Have you ever felt like your tithe money isn’t being put to good use after it is put in the offering bucket each week? Or maybe you are low on funds and there is a meaningful cause that you want to contribute to but can’t afford both the tithe AND to contribute to the cause. […]