Posts Tagged ‘money’

The Money Quandary By Mary Beth Leavell

Stewardship and Issues of Money Stewardship is typically equated with money. Even in the church world, stewardship is discussed in terms of giving. After all, churches have business operations with budgets, income, expenses, payroll, and financial audits. In addition, the Bible has hundreds of verses that refer directly to money and how God’s people should…

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Reset Your Rhythms By Gary G. Hoag

Seven Ways to Reset Your Rhythms in 2021   I want to invite you to join me in resetting your rhythms in 2021. Let me explain. God often gives diligent stewards bigger roles with greater responsibilities. Perhaps you can relate? And, I don’t know about you, but with COVID it seemed like everything multiplied exponentially.…

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Money Talk by Peter J. Mahler

Let’s Talk About Money and Weathering the Storm! Money has become a key topic of conversation for Christians across the country. Because the coronavirus (COVID-19) has forced many businesses to close their doors, millions of Americans are unemployed. As a result, many churches and other Christian organizations may face potentially catastrophic reductions in income, even…

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Enslaved by Debt By Dr. Gary G. Hoag

  The Real and Present Dangers of Debt We live in a time when social activists are seeking to end slavery and human trafficking around the globe, while a more nefarious foe has enslaved the peoples of the earth: DEBT (Proverbs 22:7b). Our global economy has been built on debt. For Americans, the availability of…

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The Word on Possessions By Wes Willmer

What do you need to know about your possessions and money? Did you know that possessions are mentioned in Scripture three times more than love, seven times more than prayer, and eight times more than belief? Clearly, the link between stewards and their stuff is very important to God, and the manner in which the…

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Christian Generosity and God’s Money By Clark Dickerson

Why Christians Are Not More Generous with God’s Money I met a couple whose children attended a Christian school that was in the middle of a multi-million dollar capital campaign to raise funds for a new campus.  The purpose of our meeting was to discuss their financial involvement in the campaign. Upon entering their 20,000…

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Work and Earning By Wes Willmer

How do we see work and earning in the bigger picture of our Christian faith? The world’s advice on earning leads you to disaster. It erodes your character and pillages your relationships. You fall into the trap of loving money and using people to accomplish your purposes. There’s a higher road you can take. I…

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Letters to Seven Churches by Dr. Gary Hoag

Letters to Seven Churches about Money By Dr. Gary Hoag ~ In Revelation 2-3 we find “the letters to the seven churches.” Some call them “love letters” as they come from Christ to His bride, the church, in the cities of Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea. This article highlights seven more New…

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Protect Your Mind and Ministry By Dr. Gary G. Hoag

Protect Your Mind and Ministry from the Love of Money By Dr. Gary G. Hoag ~ Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5 “The love of money” must not surface…

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The Moral Meaning of Money By Mark L. Vincent

THE STEWARD LEADER AND THE MORAL MEANING OF MONEY By Mark L. Vincent ~ Money is at the crux of many ethical dilemmas in the marketplace. Choices are often made in a moment, and in that moment a person’s or organization’s history, values, preferences and ethics come together. Consider the $561,000 bequest from Raymond Brown,…

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